Online Terminologies

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Common Online Terminologies

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  • 1. Pamela Ishbel Sy Carpio Bachelor of Secondary Education University of Santo Tomas
  • 2. Electronic mail, most commonly referred to as email or e-mail is a method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients.
  • 3. A wiki is usually a web application which allows people to add, modify, or delete content in collaboration with others. Text is usually written using a simplified mark up language or a rich-text editor.
  • 4. A social bookmarking service is a centralized online service which enables users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents.
  • 5. HTML or HyperText Markup Language is the main mark up language for creating web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser.
  • 6. A podcast or netcast is a digital medium consisting of an episodic series of audio, video, PDF, or ePub files subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device.
  • 7. VoIP is a technology that allows telephone calls to be made over computer networks like the Internet. VoIP converts analog voice signals into digital data packets and supports real-time, two-way transmission of conversations using Internet Protocol (IP).
  • 8. Online chat may refer to any kind of communication over the internet that offers a realtime transmission of text messages from sender to receiver.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.
  • 11. Social networking is the practice of expanding the number of one's business and/or social contacts by making connections through individuals.
  • 12. A URL (Uniform Resource Locator, previously Universal Resource Locator) is the unique address for a file that is accessible on the Internet.
  • 13. A blog (a truncation of the expression web log) is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and consisting of discrete entries ("posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first).
  • 14. A web feed (or news feed) is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content.
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