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technology terms

words for internet and computers

URL Uniform Resource Locator - this is a web address
CPU central processing unit - the brains of the computer
APP application, a small specialized program usually on a phone or tablet
RAM random access memory
banner advertisement on a website
output device any machine capable of representing information, such as a printer or monitor
input device any machine that feeds data into a computer, such as a keyboard or mouse
data individual facts, statistics or items of information
blog short for web log, like a personal journal or diary
avatar an image that represents a person on the internet
website a connected group of pages on the internet that are about the same of similar topic
hyperlink an element in an electronic document that links to a website
bookmark also called a favorite, a link to a web address saved electronically to find later
netiquette manners on the internet
post a message published in an online group such as Facebook or Twitter
menu bar a horizontal menu of options usually with a pull down menu
Boolean search using modifiers such as AND, NOT, and OR to narrow down search results
keyword a word used by a search engine when it's looking for related web pages
Web browser a software application used to locate content on the internet - Internet Explorer, Google, Firefox, and Safari are examples
wiki a website that allows anyone to add, delete, or revise content by using a web browser
webpage a single, usually hyperlinked document on the internet
search engine programs that search documents for specified keywords and returns a list of documents where keywords are found.
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