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Access Provider Business that provides individuals and companies access to the Internet for free or for a fee
Animation Appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images
Audio music, speech, or any other sound
Blog Informal Web site consisting of time-stamped articles or posts, in a diary or journal format, usually listed in reverse chronological order; short for Web log
Browser Application software that allows users to access and view Web pages
Cable Modem Digital modem that sends and receives a digital data over the cable television (CATV) network
Chat Room Location on an Internet server that permits users to chat with each other
DNS Server Internet server that usually is associated with an Internet access provider
Domain Name Text version of an IP address
Downloading Process of a computer receiving information, such as a Web page, from a server on the Internet
DSL Acronym for digital subscriber line; type of digital technology that provides high-speed Internet connections using regular copper telephone lines
E-commerce Short for electronic commerce, a business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the Internet
Emoticons symbols used on the Internet to express emotion
FTP Short for File Transfer Protocol, an Internet Standard that permits file uploading and downloading with other computers on the Internet
Home Page First page that a Web site displays
Internet Worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals
IP Address A number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet
ISP Internet service provider; Regional or national Internet access provider
Link Built-in connection to another related Webpage or part of a Web page; Short for hyperlink
Netiquette short for Internet etiquette, the code of acceptable behaviors uses should follow while on the Internet
Plug-In Program that extends the capability of a browser; often used to enhance multimedia
Portal Web site that offers a variety of Internet services from a single, convenient location
RSS (2.0) Specification that content aggregators use to distribute content to subscribers; also known as "Really Simple Syndication"
Search Engine Program that finds Web sites, Web pages, images, videos, news and other information related to a specific topic
Streaming Process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow
Uploading Process of transferring documents, graphics and other objects from a computer to a sever on the Internet
URL Unique address for a Web page
VOIP Technology that allows users to speak to other users over the Internet
Web 2.0 refers to Web sites that allow users to modify Web Site content
Web Browser App software that allows users to access and view web pages
Wi-Fi A broadband Internet connection that uses radio signals
Wiki Collaborative Web site that allows users to create, add to, modify, or delete the Web site content via their Web browser
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