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Internet
A worldwide collection of networks that links millions of businesses, gov. agencies, educational institutions, and individuals
World Wide Web
A widely used service on the Internet, consists of a worldwide collection of electric documents
ARPANET
A network that connects scientists at different locations to share information and work together on projects
host/server
A computer that delivers requested web pages to your computer
W3C
(world wide web consortion) oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the internet
Access Provider
A business that provides individuals and organizations access to the Internet for free or for a fee
ISP
(internet service provider) a regional or national access provider
OSP
(online service provider) Has many member-only features such as instant messaging or their own customized web browser
Internet Backbone
major carriers of network traffic
IP Address
(Internet Protocol address)A number that uniquely identifies eache computer or device cinnected to the internet
Domain Name
the text version of an IP address
TLD
(top-level domain) last section of the domain name which identifies the type of organization
WWW
World Wide Web, a worldwide collection of electronic documents.
Web Site
Collection of related Web pages and items
Web Server
A computer that delivers requested Web pages to your computer
Web 2.0
Provides means for users to share personal information, modify content, and have application software built into the site
Web Browser
Application software that allows users to access and view Web pages or access Web 2.0 programs
Home Page
First page a Web site displays
Downloading
Process of a computer or device receiving information, such as a Web page, from a server on the Internet
URL
(Uniform Resource Locator) a web page that has a unique address
Link/Hyperlink
built in connection to another related Web page or part of a Web page
Search Engine
A Program that finds web sites, web pages, images, videos, news, maps, etc. related to a specific topic
Subject Directory
Classifies web pages in an organized set of categories or groups and related sub categories.
Multi-Media
Refers to any application that combines text with graphics, animation, audio, video, and/or virtual reality
Graphic
A graphical image-A digital representation of non-text information, such as a drawing, chart, or photo
JPEG (jpg)
Joint Photographic Experts Group
GIF
Graphics Interchange Format-reduces file size
Thumbnail
A small version of a larger graphic
Animation
Appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in sequence.
Streaming
Process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow
Podcast
A recorded audio, usually in MP3 file, stored on a web site that can be downloaded to a computer or portable media player.
Virtual Reality
Use of computer to simulate a real or imagined environment that appears as a 3D space
Plug-Ins
A program that extends the capability of a browser
E-mail
Transmission of messages and files via a computer network
User Name
Unique combination of characters, such as letters and/or numbers, that identify a specific user
Mailing List
A group of email names and addresses given a single name
Instant Messaging (IM)
A real time Internet communications service that notifies one or more people of the same time
Chat
A Real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer
Chat Room
A location on an Internet server that permits users to chat with one another
VoIP
(Voice over IP) (Internet protocol) Enables users to speak to other users over the Internet
FTP
(File Transfer Protocol) Internet standard that permits the process of file uploading and downloading with other computers on the Internet.
Netiquette
(internet etiquette) Code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the Internet, their conduct
Emoticon
Characters that represent feelings or emotions- :) ;)
Spam
Internet junk mail, unsolicited e-mail message sent to many recipients
Flame
Abusive or insulting messages