Common Online Terminologies
Emmanuel Maximo Tucay
Secondary Education

University of Santo Tomas
Email (E-mail)
 Electronic mail, commonly referred to as email or e-mail, is a
method of exchanging messages in a digital...
Blog
 Blog (weblog or web log) is a website consisting of entries or
posts arranged in reverse chronological order. It is...
Online Chat
 Any type of communication over the internet is referred to
online chat. Text are transmitted instantly with ...
Social Bookmarking
 Just like what we do on our books whenever we find
something that is interesting, social bookmarking ...
URL
 URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It is a formatted
text used by web browsers, web clients, and other softwar...
Streaming
 If you are tired of spending much time waiting on
downloading movies, this one is for you. Streaming is a form...
Podcast
 Broadcasting + iPod = Podcast! Podcasts are digital media
files (most often audio, but they can be video as well...
VoIP
 VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. It enables
people use the internet as the transition medium for
telep...
Wiki
 It is an internet application that allows people to add, edit, or
delete contents. It sounds that wikis are not rel...
Social Networking
 It is the practice of expanding the number of one’s social
contacts by making connections through indi...
WWW
 World Wide Web, accessed via internet, is a system of
interlinked hypertext documents. You have to have a web
browse...
HTML
 HTML is an abbreviation that stands for HyperText Markup
Language. It is the language of web pages that web
browser...
Web Feed
 Also called news feed, it provides users with frequently
updated content. Commonly seen on sites like Yahoo and...
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Email: http://email.about.com/cs/beginningemail/a/email_basics.htm
Blog: http://weblogs....
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Common Online Terminologies

  1. 1. Common Online Terminologies Emmanuel Maximo Tucay Secondary Education University of Santo Tomas
  2. 2. Email (E-mail)  Electronic mail, commonly referred to as email or e-mail, is a method of exchanging messages in a digital form. Instead of writing on a paper, email is done by typing on your keyboard. A lot easier and faster than the traditional snail mail.
  3. 3. Blog  Blog (weblog or web log) is a website consisting of entries or posts arranged in reverse chronological order. It is typically interactive for it features comments and links.
  4. 4. Online Chat  Any type of communication over the internet is referred to online chat. Text are transmitted instantly with the use of online chat (real-time). However, it is generally short in order for the receiver to respond quickly. Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo Messenger are only some examples of sites that features online chat. Nowadays, not only text messages can transmitted with this type of communication, but videos, mp3s, and photos as well.
  5. 5. Social Bookmarking  Just like what we do on our books whenever we find something that is interesting, social bookmarking is a method of tagging or saving a website to the web for later use.
  6. 6. URL  URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It is a formatted text used by web browsers, web clients, and other software to identify a network resource.
  7. 7. Streaming  If you are tired of spending much time waiting on downloading movies, this one is for you. Streaming is a form of multimedia, video or audio content, that is played immediately over the internet rather than being saved to hard drive. Unless the streaming is live, the user can pause, fastforward, or rewind the content.
  8. 8. Podcast  Broadcasting + iPod = Podcast! Podcasts are digital media files (most often audio, but they can be video as well), which are produced in a series. It is one of audio learning devices that can be used by students for educational purpose.
  9. 9. VoIP  VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. It enables people use the internet as the transition medium for telephone calls by sending voice data in packets using IP (Internet Protocol) rather than the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network).
  10. 10. Wiki  It is an internet application that allows people to add, edit, or delete contents. It sounds that wikis are not reliable source of information cause vandalism is common to these sites. However, those who organize wikis are making way to maintain and ensure the security and trustworthiness of their sites.
  11. 11. Social Networking  It is the practice of expanding the number of one’s social contacts by making connections through individuals. Social Networking is also used in the field of business. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+ belong to Top 15 most popular social networking websites (according to eBizMBA).
  12. 12. WWW  World Wide Web, accessed via internet, is a system of interlinked hypertext documents. You have to have a web browser in order to view web pages that may contain text, images, videos, and other multimedia.
  13. 13. HTML  HTML is an abbreviation that stands for HyperText Markup Language. It is the language of web pages that web browsers read.
  14. 14. Web Feed  Also called news feed, it provides users with frequently updated content. Commonly seen on sites like Yahoo and Facebook, it gives users fresh updates on news and current affairs or the latest posts made by “friends.”.
  15. 15. References            Email: http://email.about.com/cs/beginningemail/a/email_basics.htm Blog: http://weblogs.about.com/od/startingablog/p/WhatIsABlog.htm Streaming: http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/streaming-media Social Networking: http://whatis.techtarget.com/search/query?q=Social+Networking/ http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/social-networking-websites URL: http://compnetworking.about.com/od/internetaccessbestuses/g/bldef-url.htm HTML: http://webdesign.about.com/od/htmlxhtmltutorials/a/what-is-html.htm VoIP: http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/V/VoIP.html Web Feed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_feed Social Bookmarking: http://webtrends.about.com/od/socialbookmarking101/p/aboutsocialtags.htm Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki Podcast: http://podcasting.about.com/od/basics101/a/whatis.htm

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