Common Online Terminologies


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Common Online Terminologies

  1. 1. E-MAIL (ELECTRONIC MAIL) used in exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients. Modern email operates through the Internet or other computer networks.
  2. 2. WIKI • is usually a web application which permits people to add, revise, or remove content in collaboration with others. Text is usually written using a simplified mark-up language or a rich-text editor. • Ward Cunningham invented this web application
  3. 3. SOCIAL BOOKMARKING • centralized online service which enables users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents. • Many online bookmark management services have launched since 1996 • Delicious, founded in 2003, popularized the terms "social bookmarking" and "tagging".
  4. 4. HTML (HYPERTEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE) • is the main mark-up language for creating web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser. • written in the form of HTML elements consisting of tags enclosed in angle brackets (like <html>), within the web page content.
  5. 5. PODCAST • is a digital medium consisting of an episodic series of audio, video, PDF, or ePub file s subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device.
  6. 6. VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL (VOIP) • is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multim edia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet.
  7. 7. ONLINE CHAT • 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. Thereby, a feeling similar to a spoken conversation is created, which distinguishes chatting from other text-based online communication forms such as Internet forums and email.
  8. 8. WORLD WIDE WEB • is a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed via the Internet. With a web browser, one can view web pages that may contain text, images, videos, and other multimedia and navigate between them via hyperlinks.
  9. 9. STREAMING • is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider. Its verb form, "to stream", refers to the process of delivering media in this manner; the term refers to the delivery method of the medium rather than the medium itself.
  10. 10. SOCIAL NETWORKING • is the grouping of individuals into specific groups, like small rural communities or a neighborhood subdivision, if you will. Although social networking is possible in person, especially in the workplace, universities, and high schools, it is most popular online.
  11. 11. UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL) • is a specific character string that constitutes a reference to a resource. In most web browsers, the URL of a web page is displayed on top inside an address bar. • URLs are commonly used for web pages (http:), but can also be used for file transfer, email, telephone numbers and many other applications
  12. 12. BLOG • is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and consisting of discrete entries ("posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first). • Many blogs provide commentary on a particular subject; others function as more personal online diaries; others function more as online brand advertising of a particular individual or company. • A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, Web pages, and other media related to its topic.
  13. 13. WEB FEED • is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content. • Content distributors syndicate a web feed, thereby allowing users to subscribe to it. • is also sometimes referred to as a syndicated feed.