AP guidelines for frequently used social and technology termsDocument Transcript
http://prsarahevans.com www.sevansstrategy.com AP Guidelines for Frequently Used Social and Technology Terms Last updated: March 18, 2011 Bluetooth Uppercase, one word. download One word. Also, upload. Cellphone Lowercase, one word. click-‐throughs Lowercase, hyphenated cyberspace One word, lowercase. domain name Two words, lowercase. email Lowercase, one word. e-‐book Lowercase, hyphenated. e-‐reader Lowercase, hyphenated. end user, end-‐user Two words as noun, hyphenate as adjective. fan, follow, friend Acceptable as both nouns and verbs. Google, Googling, Googled Uppercase. handheld One word if used as noun. Hyphenated as adjective (hand-‐held) home page Lowercase, two words. hyperlink One word, lowercase. Also, hypertext. Internet Always capitalize. intranet No capital, one word. iPad One word. Begins with lowercase I. iPhone One word. Begins with lowercase I. IP address Internet protocol address. Uppercase acronym. JPEG, JPG Uppercase acronym, lowercase spelled out. login, logon, logoff Lowercase, no hyphen. liveblog Lowercase, one word. microsite Lowercase, one word. online No hyphen. plug-‐in Hyphenate. search engine Two words, lowercase. smartphone Lowercase, one word. unfriend Lowercase, one word URL Uppercase acronym, capitalize when spelling out. World Wide Web or Web Always capitalize. website One word, lower case.