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Internet
Worldwide Collection of networks that links millions of businesses, government agencies
World Wide Web
One of the most widely used internet services
ARPANET
Network that allowed scientists at different locations to share information
host/server
any computer that provides services and connections to other computers on a network
W3C
(World Wide Web Consotium) oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the internet
Access Provider
Business that provides individuals and organizations access to the internet free or for a fee
ISP
(Internet Service Provider) regional or national access provider
OSP
(Online Service Provider) has members only features such as instant messaging or customized web browser
Internet Backbone
Major carriers of network traffic
IP Address
(Internet Protocol Address) number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the internet
Domain Name
text version of an IP address
TLD
(Top Level Domain) last section of the domain name
Web Site
electric document on the web containing text, graphics, animation, audio or video
Web server
Computer that delivers requested Web pages to my computer
Web 2.0
Websites that allow users to share personal info, modify website content, or have application software built into the site
Web Browser
Application software that allows users to access and view web pages
Home Page
first page a web site displays
Downloading
process of a computer or device receiving information from a server on the internet
URL
(Uniform Resource Locator) unique address for a web page
Link/hyperlink
built in connection to another related web page or part of a web page
Search Engine
Program that finds websites
Subject directory
classifies web pages in an organized set of categories or groups
mulit-media
any application that combines text with graphics, animation, audio, videao, and or virtual reality
Graphic
Digital representation of nontext information such as a drawing, chart, or photo
JPEG
format that compresses graphics to reduce their file size
GIF
graphics format that uses compression techniques to reduce file sizes
Thumbnail
small version of a larger graphic
Animation
appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in sequence
Steaming
process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow
Podcast
recorded audio, usually MP3 file, stored on a website that can be downloaded to a computer or portable media player
Virtual Reality
use of computer to simulate a real or imagine enviroment that appears as a 3D space
Plug-ins
a program that extends the capability of a browser
E-mail
(electronic mail) transmission of messages and files via a computer network
User Name
unique combination of characters that identifies a specific user
Mailing list
group of email names and addresses given a single name
Instant Messaging (IM)
real time Internet communications service that notifies you when people are online and allows you to exchange
E-mail
(electronic mail) transmission of messages and files via a computer network
Chat
real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer
User Name
unique combination of characters that identifies a specific user
Mailing list
group of email names and addresses given a single name
Instant Messaging (IM)
real time Internet communications service that notifies you when people are online and allows you to exchange
E-mail
(electronic mail) transmission of messages and files via a computer network
E-mail
(electronic mail) transmission of messages and files via a computer network
Chat
real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer
User Name
unique combination of characters that identifies a specific user
User Name
unique combination of characters that identifies a specific user
Mailing list
group of email names and addresses given a single name
Mailing list
group of email names and addresses given a single name
Instant Messaging (IM)
real time Internet communications service that notifies you when people are online and allows you to exchange
Instant Messaging (IM)
real time Internet communications service that notifies you when people are online and allows you to exchange
Chat
real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer
Chat
real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer
Chat Room
Location on an Internet server that permits users to chat with each other.
VOIP
Technology that allows users to speak to other users over the Internet using their desktop computer, mobile computer, or mobile device.
FTP
Computer that allows users to upload and/or download files using FTP.
Netiquette
short for Internet etiquette, the code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the Internet.
Emoticon
Symbols used on the Internet to express emotion.
Spam
Unsolicited e-mail message or newsgroups posting sent to many recipients or newsgroups at once.
Flame
Abusive or insulting messages sent using the Internet.