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Chapter 2 vocab comp


a business that provides individuals and companies access to the internet or for a fee. 1. Access provider
is the appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in sequence 2. Animation
includes music, speech, or any other sound 3. Audio
is an informal web site consisting of time-stamped articles, or posts, in a diary or journal format, usually listed in reverse chronological order. 4. Blog
is application software that allows users to access and view web pages 5. Browser
allows access to high speed internet services through the cable television network 6. Cable modem
is a location on an internet server that permits users to chat with each other 7. Chat room
translates the domain name to its associated IP address so that data can be routed to the correct computer 8.DNS server
text version of the IP address 9. Domain name
is the process of a computer receiving information, such as a web page, from a server on the internet. 10. Downloading
provides internet connections using regular copper telephone lines 11. DSL
business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the internet. 12. E-commerce
to express emotions by using facial symbols 13. Emoticons
is an internet standard that permits file uploading and downloading with other computers on the internet 14. FTP
refers to the first page that a website displays 15. Home page
worldwide collection of networks that links millions of businesses, government agencies educational institutions, and individuals. 16. Internet
a number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the internet. 17. IP address
a regional or national access provider 18. ISP
is a built in connection to another related web page or part of a web page 19. Link
is the code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the internet 20. Netiquette
is a program that extends the capability of a browser 21. Plug-in
a website that offers a variety of internet services from a single, convenient location. 22. Portal
Really simple syndication is a specification that content in which they are interested. 23. RSS
a program that finds web sites, web pages, images, videos, news, and other information related to a specific topic. 24. Search engine
the process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow 25. Streaming
process of transferring documents, graphics, and other objects from a computer to a server on the internet. 26. Uploading
web page unique address 27. URL
enables users to speak to other users over the Internet 28. VoIP
allow users to modify website content, provide a means for users to share personal information 29. Web 2.0
application software that allows users to access and view web pages 30. Web browser
network uses radio signals to provide internet connections to wireless computers and devices. 31. Wi-fi
is a collaborative web site that allows users to create, add to, modify, or delete the website content via their Web browser. 32. Wiki
Created by: arslan