ego-surfing

ego-surfing
eˈgo-surfing noun
The activity of searching for one's own name on the Internet
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ˈego-surfing 7 [ego-surfing] noun uncountable (often humorous)
the activity of searching the Internet to find places where your own name has been mentioned

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