- v. To search the Internet for references to one's name or works in order to gratify one's ego.
- Combination of ego and surf (Wiktionary)
“I supposed I should be embarrassed to confess this, but I regularly egosurf, and I probably see the overwhelming majority of my online reviews.”
“At any rate, Internet thumb twiddling combined with an egosurf produces blog posts like this.”
“Not that I egosurf or anything, you understand, but I happened to notice that somebody was linking to me:”
“Found on a recent egosurf: probably the only poetry prize in the world where i have a chance of getting the judges to take a second look at my stuff!”
“This evening, I ran across a web site called "www. egosurf.com" which will do a web search on your name and provide up to 20 web sites that contain your name.”
“While I've been known to egosurf my own name online every once in a while, setting a Google Alert on my name means I don't have to do it so much.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘egosurf’.
Looking for tweets for egosurf.