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Neitiquette

  1. 1. Netiquette
  2. 2. Netiquette <ul><li>Short for internet etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>This is a code for acceptable behavior on the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the conduct of individuals while online </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Areas Covered <ul><li>Web </li></ul><ul><li>e-mail </li></ul><ul><li>FTP(file transfer protocol) </li></ul><ul><li>newsgroups and message boards </li></ul><ul><li>chat rooms </li></ul><ul><li>instant messaging </li></ul><ul><li>essentially all aspects of internet are covered by Netiquette </li></ul>
  4. 4. Golden Rule <ul><li>Treat others as you would like to treat you. </li></ul>
  5. 5. E-mails, Newsgroups, and Chat Rooms <ul><li>Keep messages brief using proper grammar and spelling. </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful when using sarcasm and humor, as it might be misinterpreted. </li></ul><ul><li>Be polite. Avoid offensive language. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid sending or posting Flames. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Flames <ul><li>Flames are abusive or insulting messages. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not participate in flame wars which are exchanges of flames. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. E-mail, Newsgroups, and Chat Rooms continued <ul><li>Avoid sending spam, which is the internet version of junk mail. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spam is an unsolicited e-mail message or newsgroup posting sent to many recipients or newsgroups at once. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. All CAPITAL LETTERS <ul><li>Do not use all capital letters </li></ul><ul><li>this is the equivalent of SHOUTING! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Emoticons <ul><li>Use emoticons to express emotion. Popular emoticons include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>:) smile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>:( frown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>:l Undecided </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>:/ indifferent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>:o surprised </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Variations include </li></ul>
  10. 10. Abbreviations and Acronyms <ul><li>Use abbreviations and acronyms for phrases such as </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BTW by the way </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FYI for your information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FWIW for what it’s worth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IMHO in my humble opinion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TTFN ta ta for now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TYVM thank you very much </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Spoilers <ul><li>Clearly identify a spoiler, which is a message that reveals a solution to a game or ending to a movie or program. </li></ul>
  12. 12. FAQ <ul><li>Read the FAQ(frequently asked question) document, if one exists. Many newsgroups and Web pages have a FAQ. </li></ul>
  13. 13. User Name <ul><li>Use your user name for personal use only </li></ul>
  14. 14. Making Assumptions <ul><li>Do not assume material is accurate or up to date. Be forgiving of others mistakes. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Privacy <ul><li>Never read someone’s private e-mails. </li></ul>

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