‘I am going to Google this, Whatsapp the answer to you and you can Netflix and chill.’ See what I did there? These are trademarked brand names, but we have started using them in place of verbs.
We use these brands so often and so much that they are part of our lives, and our lingo. It’s also true that some brands have been more powerful with marketing and branding than others. We don’t ‘Bing it,’ do we?
So, read the following list and see how actions have been replaced by brand names.
I Googled some of the brands that are on the list.
I just Whatsapped a friend and made plans for this weekend.
And...we're going to Netflix and do nothing.
This is how we stay close.
This photo is SO Photoshopped!
Why take an auto when you can just Uber there?
Don’t let your boss see you Facebooking. It’s cool with us because we’re a digital media company!
Do you #Instagram? Yep, we do too.
Wait, I’ll Paytm the money to you.