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Chapter 2

Test Monday 5:00

TermDefinition
Access provider A business that provides individuals and organization access to the internet free or for a fee
Add-on - A program that extends the capability of a browser
Address book- - Contacts folder, which contains a list of names and e-mail addresses.
Animation the appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in sequence
Audio- includes music, speech, or any other sound.
Blog Short for Weblog, is an information Web site consisting of time-stamped articles, or posts, in a diary or journal format, usually listed in reverse chronological order
Blogosphere - The worldwide collection of blogs
Bookmark - A saved web address that you access by clicking the bookmark name in a list
Broadband Your computer or mobile device usually is connected to the internet the entire time it is powered by.
Browser is application software that allows users to success and view Web pages or access Web 2.0 programs.
Cable internet service provides high-speed internet access through the cable television network via a cable modern
Cellular radio network offers high-speed internet connections to devices with built-in compatible technology or computers with wireless modems.
Chat a real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer
Chat-room a location on an internet serve that permits users to chat with each other.
Click to activate a link
Content aggressor - a business that gathers and organizes Web content and then distributes, or feeds, the content to subscribers for free or a fee
Dial-up access Takes place when the modem in your computer connects to the internet via standard telephone line that transmits data and information using an analog signal
Domain name the text version of an IP address
Downloading The process of a computer or device receiving information, such as web page, from a server on the internet.
DSL Digital subscriber line, provides high-speed internet connections using regular telephones line
E-commerce Short for electronic business, a business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the internet.
Electronic storefront - Which contains product descriptions, images, and a shopping cart
E-mail address A combination of a user name and a domain name that identifies a user so that he or she can receive Internet e-mail.
E-mail program Used to create, send, receive, forward, store, print, and delete e-mail messages.
Emoticons- used to express emotion
Favorite A saved web address that you access by clicking the bookmark name in a list
Fiber to the Premises (FTTP)- Uses fiber-optic cable to provide high-speed Internet access to home and business users
Fixed wireless Provides high-speed Internet connections using a dish-shaped antenna on you hose or business to communicate with a tower location via radio signals
FTP File Transfer Protocol- an Internet standard that permits the process of file uploading and downloading with other computers on the Internet
Graphic or graphical image, a digital representation of non-text information such as drawing, chart, or photo.
Home page Refers to the first page that a Web site displays.
Hot spots Provide Wi-Fi Internet connections to users with mobile computers or devices.
Hyperlink - a built-in connections to another related Web page or part of a Web page.
Instant messaging A real-time Internet communications service that notifies you when one or more people are online and then allows you to exchange messages or files or join a private chat room with them
Internet - is a worldwide collection of networks that links millions of business, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals.
Internet backbone The major carriers of network traffic
IP address - Short for Internet Protocol address, a number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the internet.
ISP Internet service provider, a regional or national access provider.
Link Short for hyperlink, a built-in connections to another related Web page or part of a Web page.
Mailing list- A group of e-mail name and addresses given a single name.
Media sharing Web site - A specific type of online social network that enables members to share media such as photo, music, and videos
Message board - an Internet site where people can post and read messages, usually on a specific topic or area of interest.
Microblog Allows user to publish short messages, usually between 100 and 200 characters for others to read.
MP3 Reduces an audio file to about one-tenth its original size, while preserving much of the original quality of the sound
MP4 A popular video compression standard.
Multimedia- Refers to any application that combines text with graphics, animation, audio, video, and virtual reality.
Net is a worldwide collection of networks that links millions of business, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals.
Netiquette the code of acceptable behavior users should follow while on the Internet.
News group an online area in which users have written discussions about a particular topic
Online auction where users bid on an item being sold by someone else
Online service provider (OSP) Provides Internet access
Online social network A Web site that encourages members on its online community to share their interests, ideas, stories, photos, music and videos with other registered users
Player special software used to listen to music on your computer
Plug-in- a program that extends the capability of a browser.
Podcast recorded audio, usually an MP3 file, stored on Web site that can be downloaded to a computer or a portable media player such as an iPod
Portal a Web site that offers a variety of Internet services from a single, convenient location.
Real time means that you and the people with whom you are conversing are online at the same time
RSS 2.0 Really Simple Syndication, a specification that content aggregators use to distribute content to subscribers.
Satellite Internet service Provides high speed internet connections via satellite to a satellite dish that communicates with a satellite modem
Search engine A program that fins Web site, Web pages, images, videos, news, maps, and other information related to a specific topic
Search text- - a word or phrase search engines require you to enter
Shopping cart allows customers to collect purchases
Social networking Web site - A Web site that encourages members on its online community to share their interests, ideas, stories, photos, music and videos with other registered users
Streaming The process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow
Subject directory- Classifies Web pages in an organized set of categories or groups, such as sports or shopping and related subcategories
Subscribe- to add your e-mail and address to a mailing list
Suring the Web to refer to the activity of using links to explore the Web.
Tabbed browsing - Where the top of the browser displays a tab (similar to a file folder tab) for each Web page you open
Thumbnail A small version of larger graphic
Top-level domain the last section of the domain name
Unsubscribe- to remove your name and e-mail
Uploading- the process of transferring documents, graphics, and other objects from your computer to a server on the internet
URL a Web page’s unique address
User name- a unique combination of characters, such as letters of the alphabet and/or numbers, that identifies a specific user
Video- consists of images displayed in motion
Video blog a blog that contains video clips
Virtual reality- VR, the use of computers to stimulate a real or imagined environment that appears as a three-dimensional (3-D) space
Vlog a blog that contains video clips
Vlogesphere- refers to all vlogs worldwide
VoIP Voice over IP, enables users to speak to other users over the Internet aka Internet telephony
Web - a widely used service on the Internet, consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents
Web 2.0- - to refer to Web sites that provides a means to users to share personal information, allow users to modify Web site content, and have application software built into the site for visitors to use
Web address - a Web page’s unique address
Web browser an application software that allows user to access and view Web pages or access Web 2.0 programs
Web application - a Web site that allows users to access and interact with software through a Web browser on any computer or device that is connected to the Internet
Web page can contain text, graphics, animation, audio and video
Web publishing the development and maintenance of Web pages
Web server - a computer that delivers requested Web pages to your computer
Web site a collection of related Web pages and associated items, such as documents and pictures, stored on a Web server
Wi-Fi- network users radio signals to provide high-speed Internet connections to wireless computers and devices
Wiki - a collaborative Web site that allows users to create, add to, modify, or delete the Web site content via their Web browser
Wireless Internet Service provider a company that provides wireless Internet access to computers and mobile devices
World Wide Web (WWW a widely used service on the Internet, consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents
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