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Computer Terms NPW

Computer Terms for Computer Test

What is a text field near the top of a Web Browser window that displays the URL of the current webpage? Adress Bar
What is a character that represents an online user? Avatar
What is a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser? Cookie
What is bullying that takes place online? Cyberbulling
What is it called when data is sent to your computer? Downloading
What only allows authorized traffic from the Internet to flow in and out of the network? Firewall
What is it called when you post offensive messages on the internet? Flaming
What is a multimedia technology that allows Web developers to incorporate animations? (Adobe) Flash
What are sites that allow you to be part of a virtual community? Social Networks
What is a con game that allows scammers to collect personal information from unsuspecting users? Phising
Examples are Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc. Search Engines
What is it called when a multimedia file can be played back without being completely downloaded first? Streaming
An online service that allow you to share updates with other users is... Twitter
What is sending a file from your computer to another system? Uploading
What are pages that make up the WWW and that are written in HTML? Web Pages
What does HTML stand for? Hypertext Markup Language
What is a web site that allows users to add and update content on the site using their own web browser? Wiki
What is a collection of web pages? Web Site
What is the starting poing of a web site? Homepage
"CPU" stands for... (It is the brain of your computer that processes everything from basic instructions to complex functions) Central Processing Unit
Created by: NickPW