Be Aware ! Nothing 100% secure on internet. Read all messages shown on a screen. Watch carefully the structure and all the elements of a present window. Don’t trust without verification. Be careful about authentication – user name, password. Remember the dynamics of web content.
General meaning of Key words Log on –for just viewing a material e.g. web site Log in (log out)– to open an existing a/c which is used to social networking or sharing sites like blog, community, publishing / uploading material, gaming, downloading etc. (web 2.0 services) Sign in (Sign out)– to enter in existing personal a/c i.e. e-mail, bank a/c, internet a/c etc. (web 1.0 services) Sign up – creating a/c on any site.
What is Internet ? Network of networks present all over the world. Free to access for an individual. Connected through telecommunication system. No single person or company or nation is the owner of internet.
What is Web 1.0 ? Web 1.0 – “ 1 st generation of internet services mainly personal service.” e.g. an e-mail, accessing a web site, downloading & uploading files, e-library, chatting, using search engine, playing games etc.
What is web 2.0 ? Web 2.0 – “It is Second generation of services available on the Web that lets people collaborate and share information online.” e.g. - blog, wiki, social networking groups (internet forum), sharing photo, articles, group games It also called social networking.
What is blog ? An internet service. Web 2.0 tool. We b + log = Blog Personal web site. Online Publication tool. Sharing views/articles/images with internet users.
What is blog ? Blog may be public or private also. Photos, articles, videos, links can be published. Viewer can write their views below the published item. These views can be published. All visitors can see the comments made on the item.
Types of Blog Video blog. Mp3 blog. Photo blog. Biography blog. Micro blog. Versatile blog .
Who provides blog service ? Web sites provide. Paid and free both services. Free – minimum services. Paid – optimum services with accountability. Free services are widely used and trusted. Status – single or a part of social networking site.
What is required to start a blog ? A purpose. A target group. Material to be published. Awareness and alertness about internet threats. Observance of netiquettes. Willingness to operate a blog regularly. Valid e-mail account.
How to create a blog ? Log on to blog service provider web site like blogger.com, myspace.com, edublog.com, big adda.com, ibibo.com Create an account on a blogging site. Fill the required information on your account. Give the title and blog address. Select a suitable blog template. Publish articles, photographs, links on your blog.