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Last modified: Friday, August 11, 2006 

(v.) To lose ones job (fired) because of something you have publicly posted in a blog. The most common usage of the word is dooced (eg. she was dooced). The word dooced was coined in 2002 by Heather Armstrong, a Los Angeles Web designer who lost her job after writing about work colleagues in her personal blog,

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If you've had a particularly bad day at work and you're about to vent your frustrations by posting them on your blog (online diary), then after reading this article you might want to think again. If you write something in your blog that can be perceived as incriminating, you may unwittingly expose yourself to the possibility of being dooced!

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