Common Online Terminologies


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Common Online Terminologies

  1. 1. COMMON ONLINE TERMINOLOGIES Veronica Cate F. Hollero BEEd Major in Preschool Education University of Sto. Tomas 2013
  2. 2. E-MAIL 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.
  3. 3. WIKI 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.
  4. 4. 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. SOCIAL BOOKMARKING
  5. 5. HTML 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.
  6. 6. 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. PODCAST
  7. 7. VoIP 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 and Viber.
  8. 8. 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. ONLINE CHAT
  9. 9. 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. WWW
  10. 10. 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. STREAMING
  11. 11. 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) BLOG
  12. 12. 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 Instagram. SOCIAL NETWORKING
  13. 13. 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. URL
  14. 14. A web feed is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content. Web feeds allow user to subscribe to stay updated. WEB FEED