Common Online Terminologies


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Common Online Terminologies

  1. 1. COMMON ONLINE TERMINOLOGIES Maria Lorelei M. Fabela Bachelor of Secondary Education University of Santo Tomas
  2. 2. E-mail E-mail stands for Electronic Mail. It is used for communicating to other people, sending files to someone even if the person is from another country. Podcast A program (as of music or talk) made The word Podcast is a play available in digital format for automatic on the word download over the broadcast combined with Internet. the word iPod. (Merriam-Webster Online)
  3. 3. WiKi The term “WiKi” comes from the Hawaiian phrase “wiki wiki” which means super fast. WiKi is a website that allows users to add and update content on that site using their own Web browser. This ended 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. (http://www.techterm
  4. 4. Social Bookmarking Whenever you share a website to someone, that is already considered as Social Bookmarking. Instead of saving them to your web browser, you are saving them to your web which makes sharing it to others easily. There are a lot of Social Bookmarking sites and all of them are open to comments and tags.
  5. 5. HTML HTML stands for Hyper-text Markup Language. This is the language that Web pages are written in. 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. Fortunately, the HTML language is relatively easy to learn. Even more fortunately (so much for good grammar), many Web development programs allow you to create Web pages using a graphical interface. These programs allow you to place objects and text on the page and the HTML code is written for you.
  6. 6. VoIP VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. Technology that allows voice to be carried over internet connections or other networks (which are not designed specifically to carry voice) using Internet Protocols (IP). Although comparatively inexpensive, this method (as yet) does not provide real full-duplex communications. It is because, unlike regular (circuit switched) phone networks, IP (packet switched) networks break the voice signals into chunks (packets) that arrive at the destination through different routes and at different intervals for reassembly in the correct order by the receiving device. This process often results in discernible gaps in the flow of a conversation. Also called internet telephone, IP telephony.
  7. 7. Online Chat Whenever you chat with somebody over the Internet, you are already doing an online chat. You communicate through a computer by the means of typing what you want to say to the person. WWW WWW is the acronym for World Wide Web It is based on these 3 technologies: 1. HTML 2. HTTP 3. Web servers and Web browsers It consists of pages that can be accessed using a Web browser. The Internet is the actual network of networks where all the information resides.
  8. 8. Streaming Streaming is when you watch a show that is not available in your country or on your television and you get to watch it live through different online streaming websites. However, certain audio and video files like Real Audio and QuickTime documents can be streaming files, meaning you can watch a video or listen to a sound file while it's being downloaded to your computer. With a fast Internet connection, you can actually stream live audio or video to your computer.
  9. 9. Blog It is the short term for Web Log. Tumblr is just an example of a blog website wherein people that have accounts share photos, gifs and other more. Social networking Anybody who knows how to create and publish a Web page can publish their own blog. Some Web hosts have made it even easier by creating an interface where users can simply type a text entry and hit "publish" to publish their blog. It is an online platform wherein people can create their own account and have their own profile with their personal information in it. Not everyone would be able to view your profile but only the ones you have confirmed of their friend requests. Best example of this is Facebook.
  10. 10. URL URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It is the internet address usually consisting of the access protocol like http. It is usually displayed on top inside an address bar. This is the one you send to someone when you are sharing a website. Web Feed 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.
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