We explain what "stalking" is, how a stalker and your possible goals. Also, what is a "crush" and its meaning.

Stalkear is the effort to find out and know everything about a person.

What is it "stalk”?

It is understood bystalk orblow up to a form of harassment or technological espionage, which usually occurs in the novel environment of the social networks and the Internet. Generally speaking, this term is used to refer to a conduct obsessive, insistent, determined to find out as much as possible about a person (usually an old partner or an emotional rival) through their social media accounts, especially those that contain data personal: Photographs, messages, etc., such as Facebook, Instagram, etc., devoting a lot of time and attention to it.

The people who carry out these actions are usually called stalkers or you will explode, and they can do it for a diverse number of reasons: from love spite, jealousy or curiosity, to resentment, intimidating purposes or even with the purpose of stealing the identity of the harassed. In some cases, this type of behavior borders on the violation of privacy and can lead to physical or actual harassment.

The termstalkear is a neologism (new term in the language) popularized since the rise of social networks and 2.0 culture, and was borrowed from the English language (tostalk, which translates to "harass"), which is why it also constitutes an Anglicism.

Various studies on the behavior of people on the Internet are interested in the frequent obsessive or disrespectful behavior of the privacy of others that seems frequent in this type of virtual networks. This includes the harassment of celebrities or public figures, but also ordinary individuals, thus giving rise to harmful psychological or emotional habits, if not to behavior of risk.

What is a "crush”?

Another term commonly used in the dialect of culture 2.0 is to speak of "thecrush"Or" have acrush”. It is also a loan from English, a language in which it literally means “crush, destroy”, but which in a certain wayslang or informal use of the word, translates instead "infatuation" or "fixation."

The use of the term can refer to a sudden, unexpected "crush" or infatuation, a love at first sight. Also to an unattainable, platonic or distant love. However, it is associated more with an obsessive feeling: an unreal fixation, infatuation silent, sexual tension or passion idealized by a person, rather than simply a "taste" or more manageable amorous or erotic feelings. It is common to have a “crush"With a celebrity, or with a public figure such as an actor or an artist.

In fact, the notion of “stalk to thecrush”, That is, of obsessively snooping or probing a person for whom one has passionate, often unconfessed or fanciful feelings.

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