Common Online Terminologies
San Juan, Marice D.
Bachelor of Elementary Education
Major in Preschool Education
University of Santo Tomas
A wiki is a Web site that
allows users to add and
update content on the
site using their own
A system for sending and
electronically over a
computer network, as
Social bookmarking is a tool
that allows you to add tags and
comments to your bookmarks.
A mark up language used to
structure text and
multimedia documents and
to set up hypertext links
between documents, used
extensively on the World
An audio file similar to a
radio broadcast, which
can be downloaded and
listened to on a
computer, mp3 player,
mobile phone, etc.
VoIP is a technology that allows
telephone calls to be made over
computer networks like the
To converse in an easy, familiar
manner; talk lightly and casually.
The complete set of documents
residing on all Internet servers that
use the HTTP protocol, accessible to
users via a simple point-and-click
Streaming or media streaming is a
technique for transferring data so that it
can be processed as a steady and
continuous stream. Streaming
technologies are becoming increasingly
important with the growth of the
Internet because most users do not have
fast enough access to download large
multimedia files quickly.
A Web site that
contains an online
personal journal with
and often hyperlinks
provided by the writer.
A dedicated website or other
application that enables users
to communicate with each
other by posting information,
comments, messages, images,
The address of a resource (as a
document or Web site) on the Internet
that consists of a communications
protocol followed by the name or
address of a computer on the network
and that often includes additional
locating information (as directory and
file names) <our site's URL is
called also uniform resource locator,
universal resource locator .
A web feed is a data format
used for providing users with
frequently updated content.
syndicate a web feed,
thereby allowing users to
subscribe to it.