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Effects of Jejemon

Jejemons, are you one of them?

Recently, someone tagged me in a weird photo in facebook showing Jejemon…I never knew that freakin word and didn’t care until I saw on the news what they are, what it means and why the hell it’s being aired everywhere. Well, at least in Phil. This hub is all about Jejemon. What is Jejemon?

What is Jejemon really? It was derived from two words jeje (from “hehe” means laughter) and mon (a Japanese-influenced suffix in Pokemon)Jejemons are the people who laugh “Jejejeje” instead of “heheheh” in Pinoy SMS.

Jejemons has multiplied through chatrooms, online games, social networks and widely in mobile texting. They became a popular subculture because they make their own rules of spelling, punctuation and grammar. They type words in the virtual world by alternating capital and small letters, adding H, Z etc. So weird that only their group could understand.

dHeY tYpe wOrdz lYk diZs

**To view their website visit Jejemon.com

Jejemon became so controversial and often, it creates debates discussing the advantages anddisadvantages of Jejemon.

Good Effects of Jejemon

* Gives pleasure to a social group. Jejemons became a tribe, so if you are one of them, you tend to enjoy like them. I can’t object and I’m not against them but I know every gang or sorority brings pleasure to anyone in a way he feels he belongs… * Secret codes. If you’re a Jejemon, you definitely know how to speak and how to communicate with them. Only you and your folks can understand each other pretty well. So maybe, in times of secrecy, you can converse using your special terms. * The feeling of freedom. If you’re a proud Jejemon, it also means you don’t care about anti-Jejemon critics. It’s a sign that you are liberated from what others would think.

Bad Effects of Jejemon
* You forget your main language. Whatever it is, English or Filipino, if you’re a Jejemon, you always speak with it, so you get used to it. Your...
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