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    • Common Online Terminologies By : Jhaira E. Gonzales College of Education University of Sto. Tomas
    • E-mail (electronic mail) is the exchange of computer-stored messages by telecommunication. (Some publications spell it email; we prefer the currently more established spelling of e-mail.) It's hard to remember what our lives were like without e-mail. Ranking up there with the Web as one of the most useful features of the Internet, e-mail has become one of today's standard means of communication. Billions of messages are sent each year. If you're like most people these days, you probably have more than one e-mail address. After all, the more addresses you have, the more sophisticated you look... Email
    • The term "wiki" comes from the Hawaiian phrase, "wiki wiki," which means "super fast.“ A wiki is a Web site that allows users to add and update content on the site using their own Web browser. This is made possible by Wiki software that runs on the Web server. Wikis end up being created mainly by a collaborative effort of the site visitors. A great example of a large wiki is the Wikipedia, a free encyclopedia in many languages that anyone can edit. Wiki
    • It is tagging a website and saving it for later. Instead of saving them to your web browser, you are saving them to the web. And, because your bookmarks are online, you can easily share them with friends. Social Bookmarking
    • "Hyper-Text Markup Language.“ Also known as hypertext documents, Web pages must conform to the rules of HTML in order to be displayed correctly in a Web browser. The HTML syntax is based on a list of tags that describe the page's format and what is displayed on the Web page. HTML
    • “PODCAST" combines the terms iPod and broadcast into a single catchy word. As the name suggests, podcasts are audio and video broadcasts that can be played on an iPod. However, because podcasts are downloaded using Apple iTunes and can be played directly within the program, you don't actually need an iPod to listen to a podcast. A digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or portable media player, typically available as a series, new instalments of which can be received by subscribers automatically. Podcasts
    • "Voice Over Internet Protocol" and is often pronounced "voip.“ VoIP is basically a telephone connection over the Internet. The data is sent digitally, using the Internet Protocol (IP) instead of analog telephone lines. This allows people to talk to one another long-distance and around the world without having to pay long distance or international phone charges. VoIP
    • To participate with others, through the Internet, in a realtime conversation in a chatroom by typing one's contributions to the topics under discussion on one's computer and reading others„ typed contributions on one's screen. Online Chat
    • WWW refers to the World Wide Web or simply the Web. It is important to know that this is not a synonym for the Internet. The World Wide Web, or just "the Web," as ordinary people call it, is a subset of the Internet. WWW
    • Data streaming, commonly seen in the forms of audio and video streaming, is when a multimedia file can be played back without being completely downloaded first. Streaming
    • Short for "Web Log” A website, similar to an online journal, that includes chronological entries made by individuals. Blogs typically focus on a specific subject (economy, entertainment, news, etc.) and provide users with forums (or a comment area) to talk about each posting. Many people use blogs as they would a personal journal or diary. Blog
    • Social networking websites allow users to be part of a virtual community. The two most popular sites are currently Facebook and MySpace. 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, at least one photo, and possibly a blog or other comments published by the user. Social Networking
    • "Uniform Resource Locator” A URL is the address of a specific Web site or file on the Internet. It cannot have spaces or certain other characters and uses forward slashes to denote different directories. URL
    • A continuous transmission of data, consisting of news updates, to web sites through a syndicated news service provider. Subscribers receive the news feed, also known as a web feed, as summaries or links that refer the user back to the original news source. Web Feed
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