Veronica Cate F. Hollero
BEEd Major in Preschool Education
University of Sto. Tomas
Electronic mail or also known as “e-mail” is a system
invented to send and receive messages through a computer
network or electronically. It is done in between personal
computers and/or electronic gadgets. In E-mail, it is does not
require the receiver to be online thus, making it asynchronous.
Wiki is a web application in which people are
allowed to add, delete and modify content with
others people’s collaboration. The most popular
wiki today is Wikipedia.
It is an online service in which you can
bookmark websites not on your web browser
but in the web itself. It is also a way for the user
to share and discover more links about different
topics like politics, sports and technology.
Examples of these are Digg and Reddit.
HyperText Markup Language or “HTML”is the
language used to create documents on the World Wide
Web. It also defines the structure and design of the
website using different tags and attributes.
Podcasts are digital media files that are
produced and released in series. You may
subscribe to different podcasts relative to
your interests regarding certain topics. You
may download media from podcasts and
use it whenever you want.
Voice over Internet Protocol or
“VoIP” is the having phone service through
the internet in a much lower cost compared
to having service through traditional phone
service. Best examples of VoIP are Skype
Online Chat is a type of communication in
which internet access is required. It offers realtime instant text messaging between two or
more users in a chat room. Examples of Online
Chat applications are Yahoo! Messenger,
Facebook and MSN.
The World Wide Web is a system of
internet servers that support specially formatted
documents. These documents are formatted
using HTML that supports links, media and
graphics. Web browsers are present for easy
access in the World Wide Web.
Streaming is the use of online media like
songs, videos in real time. The speed of
streaming depends on the internet connection
of a computer. ‘Buffering’ is a common term
related to streaming.
A blog is a journal or diary that are found
online. You may have your own website for your
blog entries or you may use websites that offer
blogging services for free. Popular websites for
blogging are Tumblr, Blogger and Twitter (microblogging)
Social Networking is an online platform
that focuses on building of social relations
among people who share interests, similarities,
etc. Famous examples of sites for social
networking are Facebook, Google + and
Uniform Resource Locator or “URL” is a
unique address for a file that is accessible in the
internet. This may be encoded in a web browser
to go to a specific website.
A web feed is a data format used for
providing users with frequently updated
content. Web feeds allow user to subscribe to