Philology Matters


The article focuses on the neologisms in social networks. The object of the research is the lexical system of modern English in social networks, types of neologisms, methods of their formation and distribution. Studying the mechanisms of neologisms formation in connection with conceptual changes in human consciousness in line with the constant development of technologies and scientific progress, it is possible to extract more informative use of neologisms in everyday life in the Internet world. The relevance of this topic is that neologisms are very important in our life, especially now, because we have the development of science and technology, new directions in the field of literature, art and music, etc. Moreover, there are many new words created in different areas of peoples’ activities. Given the above, it means that the topicality of this theme is very important.

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