1. This word is a variant on citizen. 2. A person who interacts with others on the internet.
Netizens go to far when it comes to celebrity privacy.
I am very popular...among netizens.
I guess I would consider myself a netizen...though I only think a true netizen is someone who is on the borderline obsessive or stalker-ish. ^-^; I never heard this term before getting exposed to a lot of Korean stuff, so I believe it's mostly used in the Korean entertainment industry. Netizens have the power to support or ruin idols, create scandals and dig deeper and deeper into the private lives of idols.