It's called "logging on" because back in the 1800s, people would sit down on a log with their laptops and connect to the internet over dial-up.
@lynnesbian please back me up on this important technical fact.
@breakfastgolem i don't actually know why it's called logging on
@lynnesbian @breakfastgolem many years ago being online involved discrete periods of logging on, being online, and then logging off. the last time anyone logged off was 2007
Unstoppable shitposting engine.