I have firm opinions. One of them is that I believe that language is powerful and should be respected. Why I don’t like pop words used carelessly. As a student of linguistics, I understand their role. Language serves many purposes. One of them being to communicate your identity. So it has been and so it will likely always be.
Its early application was mostly mouseovers – images changing when you put your mouse cursor over them. Eventually someone invented popups and the Internet was hit by the second wave of digital pollution, spam being the first.