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Activity 11 common online terminologies


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Activity 11 common online terminologies

  2. 2. • Also known as “Electronic Mail” • These are messages that are received and sent electronically or through an e-mail system. EE-MAIL mail system that is being done by which messages are sent from one computer to another.
  3. 3. • A wiki is a Web site that allows users to add and update content on the site using their own Web browser. This is made possible by Wiki software that runs on the Web server. Wikis end up being created mainly by a collaborative effort of the site visitors. A great example Wiki of a large wiki is the Wikipedia, a free encyclopedia in many languages that anyone can edit. The term "wiki" comes from the Hawaiian phrase, "wiki wiki," which means "super fast." I guess if you have thousands of users adding content to a Web site on a regular basis, the site could grow "super fast."
  4. 4. • A social bookmarking service is a centralized online service which enables users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents. Social Bookmarking • Tagging is a significant feature of social bookmarking systems, enabling users to organize their bookmarks in flexible ways and develop shared vocabularies known as folksonomies.
  5. 5. • 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 HTML 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. • The name "podcast" combines the terms iPod and broadcast into a single catchy word. • As the name suggests, podcasts are audio and video broadcasts that can be played on Podcast an iPod. However, because podcasts are downloaded using Apple iTunes and can be played directly within the program, you don't actually need an iPod to listen to a podcast.
  7. 7. • Stands for "Voice Over Internet Protocol," and is often pronounced "voip." VoIP is basically a telephone connection over the Internet. • This allows people VoIPto one another longto talk distance and around the world without having to pay long distance or international phone charges.
  8. 8. • Online chat may refer to any kind of communication over the Internet that offers a real-time transmission of text messages from sender to receiver. • Chat messages are generally short in order to enable other participants to respond quickly. • Online chat in a less stringent definition may be Online Chat primarily any direct text-based or video-based (webcams), one-on-one chat or one-to-many group chat (formally also known as synchronous conferencing), using tools such as instant messengers, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), talkers and possibly MUDs.
  9. 9. WWW • The World Wide Web (abbreviated as WWW or W3, commonly known as the web) is a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed via the Internet. With a web browser, one can view web pages that may contain text, images, videos, and other multimedia and navigate between them via hyperlinks.
  10. 10. Streaming • a method of relaying data (esp. video and audio material) over a computer network as a steady continuous stream, allowing playback to proceed while subsequent data is being received. • Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider. Its verb form, "to stream", refers to the process of delivering media in this manner; the term refers to the delivery method of the medium rather than the medium itself.
  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. • Because of the simplicity of creating a blog, many people (often young kids and adults) have found a new presence on the Web. Instead of writing confidential entries in a book that no one is supposed to see, people now can share their personal feelings and experiences with thousands of people around the world.
  12. 12. Social Networking • Define as the use of dedicated websites and applications to communicate informally with other users, or to find people with similar interests to oneself. • Social networking websites allow users to be part of a virtual community. The two most popular sites are currently Facebook and MySpace.
  13. 13. URL • Stands for "Uniform Resource Locator.“ • A URL is the address of a specific Web site or file on the Internet. • It cannot have spaces or certain other characters and uses forward slashes to denote different directories. • Some examples of URLs are,, and
  14. 14. Web Feed • A web feed (or news feed) is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content. • Content distributors syndicate a web feed, thereby allowing users to subscribe to it. • Web feeds are operated by many news websites, weblogs, schools, and podcasters.
  15. 15. Source: • • • • • • • • • • • • • Email: Wiki: Social Bookmarking: HTML: Podcast: VOIP: Online Chat: WWW: Streaming: aming+meaning Blog: Social Networking: d=cr#q=social+networking+meaning URL: Web Feed: