Geekiest and techiest new Scrabble words

The new Collins Official Scrabble Words book is out, and a lot of the new words are technology related.

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The new Collins Official Scrabble Words book is out, and perhaps much to the disdain of purists and much to the delight of techies, the book contains 6,500 new words among its 276,000 total permissible ones and a lot of the new ones are technology related. The World English-Language Scrabble Players Association will officially adopt the new list in September, according to NPR.

LOLZ
LOLZ

Laughs at someone else’s or one’s own expense. (13 points)

FACETIME
FACETIME

Talk with (someone) via the FaceTime application. (15 points)

EMOJI
EMOJI

Digital icon used in electronic communication. (14 points)

CHECKBOX
CHECKBOX

Small clickable box on a computer screen. (28 points)

GEOCACHE
GEOCACHE

Search for hidden containers using GPS. (16 points)

HACKTIVIST
HACKTIVIST

Person who hacks computers/networks for political reasons. (22 points)

HASHTAG
HASHTAG

Word/phrase preceded by a hashmark on social media to denote a topic. (14 points) 

SHOWROOMING
SHOWROOMING

Viewing an item at a brick-and-mortar shop, looking up the price via a smartphone, then buying it online. (20 points)

PWN
PWN

To own someone, such as in a game. (8 points)

TWEEP 11
TWEEP 11

Twitter user .(10 points)