Sophia Mae Villanueva
University of Santo Tomas
COMMON ONLINE TERMINOLOGIES
It was originally developed to send simple
messages. Now, HTML bases email can use the
same code as web pages to incorporate
formatted text, colors, and images into the
message. Documents can be also attached to
Wiki (a Hawaiian word “wiki wiki” = super fast)
A web site that allows users to add or edit a
content on the site using their own web
The practice of saving bookmarked Web pages
to a public website to share the links with other
A tool that allows you to add tags and
comments to your bookmarks.
Hypertext Markup Language
A markup language used to structure text and
multimedia documents and to set up hypertext
links between documents, used extensively on
the World Wide Web.
Podcast (iPod + Broadcast)
It’s an Audio and Video broadcasts that comes
out in episodes.
It can be created by anyone who has a
microphone or a digital video camera and a
computer with a recording software.
Voice over Internet Protocol
Voice transmitted over a digital network.
Often referred as IP Telephony (IPT) because it
uses internet protocols to make possible
enhanced voice communications.
It may refer to any kind of communication over
the internet that offers a real-time
transmission of text messages from sender to
receiver. Chat messages are generally short in
order to enable other participants to respond
quickly, a feeling similar to a spoken
World Wide Web
Collection of internet resources, hyperlinked
text, audio, video files and remote sites that can
be accessed and searched by browsers based on
the standards such as HTTP and TCP/IP.
Data streaming commonly seen in the forms of
audio and video streaming. It is when a
multimedia file can be played back without being
A web site that contains online personal journal
with reflections, comments, and often
hyperlinks provided by the writer.
Social networking websites allow users to be a
part of a virtual community. For example
Facebook. These websites provide users with
simple tools to create a custom profile with text
and pictures. A typical profile includes basic
information about the user, possibly a blog or
other comment published by the user. Advanced
profiles may include videos, photo albums or
Uniform Resource Locator
Used to get a specific web address.
A document which contains content items with
web links to longer versions. News websites and
blogs are common sources for web feeds. The
two main web feed formats are RSS and Atom.