Intro to Computers Chpt 8
Terms in this set (34)
Synchronous Online Communication
communication that happens in real time, with two or more people online at the same time
allows you to talk to multiple people at the same time in a chat room. They are text based, persistent, and users come and go
require you to install client software to access them
allows you to talk to one person at a time, although it does support group chats. They happen between buddies and disappear when they end, although some software allows you to save them.
VoIP (voice over IP)
allows phone calls to be transmitted over the internet instead of via traditional phone lines or cellular towers. It allows you to make calls from your computer or mobile device from anywhere you have internet access. Video chatting
Asynchronous Online Communication
technology that lets you send a message that the receiver can access later
a system of ending electronic messages using store and forward technology. An email server holds you messages until you request them. You can access it using an email client on your device or reading it online through a webmail interface. Outlook or Thunderbird are email clients. It's important to remember emails are not secure
Captcha (completely automated public turing test to tell computers and humans apart)
a series of letters and numbers that are distorted in some way. This makes them difficult for automated software to read but easy for humans to read. It keeps automated software from making online accounts
carbon copy, the field used to send a copy to someone who's not the main addressee
b stand for blind, make sure the addresses are kept private
gives the recipient some idea of the content of the email
block of text that's automatically put at the end of the message you compose
brief electronic messages between mobile devices
Multimedia Messaging Service
for messages that include multimedia such as images or videos
also known as discussion boards or message boards. They were the first forms of social media. There are forums for people with common interests, they are also a great place to get help
using a computer or mobile device while watching television to interact with other viewers or view enhanced content
online communities where people with common interest can communicate and share content with each other and that combine many of the features of other online communication tools. Facebook and LinkedIn
designed for business connections
enable you to interact with people in real time using an avatar, Second Life and Webkinz
enable you to interact with people in real time using an avatar, Guild Wars2
tagging of items online, it makes sharing even more social
one that becomes extremely popular because of recommendations and social sharing.
all the information that someone can find out about you by searching the web, including social network sites.
or weblog, is like an online journal. It's a webpage that anyone can set up using simple blog tools and write whatever they like. Technorati is a site
consists of all the blogs on the web and the connections among them, WordPress and Blogger
a more social form of blogging where posts are typically limited to a relatively small number of character and users post updates frequently. Twitter and Tumblr
content created, not by professional writers and photographers, but by ordinary people. It includes videos and photos posted online.
a digital media file of a prerecorded radio or TV like show that's distributed over the web to be downloaded and played on a computer or portable media player
media player program, such as iTunes, and can download single episodes or subscribe to a podcast that's part of a series. Podcasts.com and podcastalley.com
RSS (Really Simple Syndication)
or rich site summary is a format used for distributing we feeds that change frequently, for example blogs podcasts and news. It sends you updates on the sites you subscribe to.
the idea of trusting the collective opinion of a crowd of people rather than the individual opinion of an expert
websites that allow users to edit content, even if it was written by someone else.
Social Review Cites
such as TripAdvisor let users review hotels, movies, games, books and other products and services.