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Common Online Terminologies


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Common Online Terminologies

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Common Online Terminologies

  1. 1. EMAIL  A system for sending and receiving messages electronically over a computer network, as between personal computers.  A message or messages sent or received by such a system.  short for electronic mail
  2. 2. BLOG  a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer  the contents of such a site  short for Weblog
  3. 3. ONLINE CHAT  may refer to any kind of communication over the Internet that offers a realtime transmission of text messages from sender to receiver  one-on-one chat or one-to-many group chat  The expression online chat comes from the word chat which means "informal conversation"
  4. 4. SOCIAL BOOKMARKING  the practice of saving bookmarked Web pages to a public website as a way to share the links with other Internet users  a tool that allows you to add tags and comments to your bookmarks  a method for storing and managing bookmarks of Web pages with individually chosen keywords
  5. 5. URL  Stands for "Uniform Resource Locator”  the address of a specific Web site or file on the Internet
  6. 6. STREAMING  is a technique for transferring data so that it can be processed as a steady and continuous stream.  With streaming, the client browser or plug-in can start displaying the data before the entire file has been transmitted.
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. VOIP  Stands for Voice over Internet Protocol  is a technology that allows telephone calls to be made over computer networks like the Internet  converts analog voice signals into digital data packets and supports realtime, two-way transmission of conversations using Internet Protocol (IP)
  9. 9. WIKI  is a server program that allows users to collaborate in forming the content of a Web site.  The term comes from the word "wikiwiki," which means "fast" in the Hawaiian language  A wiki provides a simplified interface
  10. 10. SOCIAL NETWORKING  The use of internet-based social media programs to make connections with friends, family, classmates, customers and clients  Social networking programs group individuals by interests, hometowns, employers, schools and other commonalities  Social networking is also a significant target area for marketers seeking to engage users.
  11. 11. WWW  Stands for World Wide Web  Collection of internet resources, hyperlinked text, audio, and video files, and remote sites that can be accessed and searched by browsers based on standards such as HTTP and TCP/IP  an easier way to access information scattered across the internet
  12. 12. HTML  Stands for HyperText Markup Language:  A markup language used to structure text and multimedia documents and to set up hypertext links between documents  a text description language that is used for electronic publishing
  13. 13. WEB FEED  Also called news feed  is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content  A web feed is also sometimes referred to as a syndicated feed.
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