Internet or Web (World Wide Web) is surely playing a role in the evolution of languages. The fact that people are creating truckloads of online content everyday, makes the process extremely fast.
For some years now, people are using Spokesperson instead of Spokesman in their written and verbal communication. This is to remove gender from the chair. A somewhat recent trend in India is to use ‘Actor’ for both male and female professionals in the field of Acting.
Talking of the word ‘Spokesperson, What would you call a Dog, who is the brand ambassador of some Animal Welfare Charity? Spokesdog.
People in the West are already using the word to describe such a celebrity dog.