41 terms

Digital Citizenship

These are word and phrases that can be used to talk about digital citizenship. Some of these words may have different meanings in different contexts.
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access
(n) the ability to use something
(v) to enter a place or to use a computer program
accountability
(n) being responsible for your own words and actions
anti-virus software
(n) software for protecting your computer from viruses and malware
citizenship
(n) the action of being a citizen; being a member of a country or group
closed-captioned
(adj) describes videos that have text added so that you can read as well as listen
commerce
(n) financial transactions; using money to buy and sell goods and services
content
(n) information that is available in a book, a class, or on the internet
copyright
(n) the right of an author or artist to own and control their own work
cyberbullying
(n) the act of bullying (hurting or scaring) someone online
digital
(adj) describes anything that is online or that uses online tools
digital footprint
(n) the traces or impressions that you leave online; what people can find out about you by googling your name
digital literacy
(n) "the ability to find, evaluate, use, share, and create content using information technologies and the internet" (This definition is from Cornell University.)
e- (prefix)
(prefix) added to the beginning of a word to show that the action takes place online; often added to words like commerce, learning, and portfolio
e-commerce
(n) online financial transactions; buying and selling goods and services online
element
(n) a part of something
emoji
(n) small, colourful images that are used to express thoughts, feelings, and emotions online
emoticon
(n) keyboard symbols used to express emotion online; line :) or :(
etiquette
(n) the accepted or polite way to behave; good manners
hack
(v) to access computer data without permission
hoax
(n) a plan to try to trick someone by telling something that is not true
identity
(n) who you are; the personal characteristics that make you unique
identity theft
(n) a crime when someone steals your personal information
interact
(v) to communicate with a person, a program, or a device
literacy
(n) the ability to read and write in a language
malware
(n) a computer virus; a software program that can cause damage to your device
netiquette
(n) the accepted or polite way to behave online
over-share
(n) to reveal too much personal information online
phishing
(n) when people try to trick you into giving personal information online
privacy
(n) the ability to choose what information you share with other people
profile
(n) a short biography for an online site, usually including a small picture and sometimes including contact information
responsibility
(n) having a duty or an expectation to do something; when you should do something
rights
(n) something that you allowed to do and that no one can tell you not to do
secure
(adj) describes something that is safe and well-protected
security
(n) making sure that something is safe and free from danger
social media
(n) online websites and apps that allow you to connect with other people; examples are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
spam
(n) a junk email message from an unknown sender
transcript
(n) a written text of all the words spoken in an audio or video file
virus
(n) an unwanted program that attacks your computer and can destroy files or damage your operating system
well-being
(n) when you are healthy, happy, and comfortable
avatar
(n) a cartoon image of yourself that can be used in place of a photograph online
scam
(n) trying to trick someone into giving money or sharing personal information
(v) to try to trick someone into giving money or sharing personal information