On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
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Use emoticons to indicate tone of voice, but don’t overdo it!
:-) ‘happy’ or ‘joking’
:-x ‘my lips are sealed’
:-p ‘sticking out your tongue’ (usually in fun)
It’s rude to multi-task people.
Make a good impression.
E-mail should have a subject heading which reflects the content of the message.
Be careful when you reply to messages or postings sent to large groups.
Don’t write in all capital letters.
Use acronyms but do so sparingly.
Commonly Used Acronyms
ASAP ~ As soon as possible
BRB ~ Be right back
LOL ~ Laughing out loud
ROTFL ~ Rolling on the floor laughing
BTW ~ By the way
OTOH ~ On the other hand
GMTA ~ Great minds think alike
IMHO ~ In my humble opinion
RUOK ~ Are you OK?
TIA ~ Thanks in advance
J/K ~ Just kidding
TTFN ~ Ta-ta for now
Understand and practice copyright compliance.
Having a copy of something doesn't mean that you have the right to copy or distribute it.
Paraphrase words; post less than 30 seconds of a musical selection; do not post others' images unless you have explicit permission to do so.
Take a break from being online.
It’s important to get together with your friends.
Online technologies are often not the best way to communicate sensitive or personal information.
Netiquette Quick Guide
Apply the golden rule: Treat others the way you would like to be treated.
Remember there is a person on the other end of your message.
Know where you are and use appropriate good behavior.
Use your online name or nickname consistently and sign all messages with it (but protect your real identity by never using your full name).
Follow the same rules of good behavior that you would in real life.
Avoid using ALL CAPS to emphasize—some users see this a way to “yell.”
Don’t use inappropriate or offensive language.
Don't send or forward junk e-mail.
Stay out of continual, emotional arguments or "flame wars.“
Check your spelling, be concise, and keep messages short.
Use emoticons to help communicate humor and sarcasm, and learn the common online acronyms.
Is This Good Netiquette?
Tina had to write a report on photosynthesis. She used several sources -- books, magazines, newspaper articles, and web pages. She listed all these sources in her bibliography at the end of the report. She found the web pages to be the most convenient source because she could highlight portions of the text and paste them into her word processing document.
Liza has a paper due second period but didn’t start it until last night. She heads to the library where she asks the librarians for help. After they've shown her how to e-mail documents from online databases, Liza realizes that she can easily cut and paste paragraphs from articles without citing them and her teachers would never know.
Jason and JT are the DJs for the next school dance. They surf the web for their favorite MP3s and download several songs, which they burn onto a CD to play at the dance. Some of the songs are from big name groups and others are from new artists who are using the web to build an audience.
Drew really enjoys music but doesn't have much money to buy new CDs. He notices that the public library has a lot of CDs and decides to check them out. Once Drew has the CDs at home he realizes that he can burn the CDs and keep copies for himself.