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Activity 9 common online terminologies

  1. 1. Common Online Terminologies
  2. 2. Email • Electronic mail, most commonly referred to as email or e-mail. • is a method of exchanging messages from any person to one or more recipients. • Modern email today can be used with the help of the internet.
  3. 3. Wiki • A wiki is a Web site that allows users to add and update content on the site using their own Web browser. • A great example of a large wiki is the Wikipedia. • The term "wiki" comes from the Hawaiian phrase, "wiki wiki," which means "super fast."
  4. 4. Social Bookmarking • A social bookmarking service is a centralized online service which enables users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents. • Social bookmarking does not save the resources themselves.
  5. 5. HTML • Stands for “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.
  6. 6. Podcast • It is also called netcast • It is a digital medium consisting of an episodic series of audio, video, PDF files subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication. • It can be streamed online to a computer or mobile device.
  7. 7. VoIP • VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. • It is another way of making phone calls, with the difference of making the calls cheaper or completely free.
  8. 8. Online Chat • It may refer to any kind of communication over the internet that offers a realtime transmission of text messages from sender to receiver.
  9. 9. WWW • Stands for "World Wide Web.“ • The Web consists of pages that can be accessed using a Web browser.
  10. 10. Streaming • It is commonly seen in the forms of audio and video streaming. • It is when a multimedia file can be played back without being completely downloaded first.
  11. 11. Blog • Short for "Web Log," this term refers to a list of journal entries posted on a Web page. • Anybody who knows how to create and publish a Web page can publish their own blog.
  12. 12. Social Networking • Social networking websites allow users to be part of a virtual community. • These websites provide users with simple tools to create a custom profile with text and pictures.
  13. 13. URL • It stands for “Uniform Resource Locator.” • It cannot have spaces or certain other characters and uses forward slashes to denote different directories.
  14. 14. Web Feed • A web feed is also sometimes referred to as a syndicated feed. • It is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content. • It is also called news feed.
  15. 15. Sources • • • • • • • • • • • • • •