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What are you Duang today?

duangA new word has Chinese internet population confused. Duang - a word which has sprung up quickly and without any particular reason.

The BBC says "The character "duang" is so new that it does not even exist in the Chinese dictionary. But it has already spread like wildfire online in China, appearing more than 8 million times on China's micro-blogging site Weibo, where it spawned a top-trending hashtag that drew 312,000 discussions among 15,000 users.

On China's biggest online search engine Baidu, it has been looked up almost 600,000 times."

We wonder if it's Joomla! related - Joomla! Duang could be the next version? How about Google algorithm updates - Google Duang sounds feasible.

We may never know but at least we got this short article out of it.

Read the story over at the BBC

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