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Chapter 3

STUDY
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Web 2.0 describes ___________
A trend of new Web applications that combine the functionality of multiple applications
Webcasts differ from podcasts in that webcasts ___________.
are not updated automatically
What protocol allows files to be transferred from a Web server so that you can view them on your computer using a browser?
HTTP
Podcasts enable you to ___________.
broadcast over the Internet using compressed audio and video files such as MP3s and MP3s
Instant messaging (IM) services are programs that enable you to.
communicate in real time with others who are online
The World Wide Web was invented by ___________.
Tim Berners-Lee at CERN
Which of the following is NOT a type of broadband Internet connection? Cable, DSL, satellite, dial-up
Dial-up
Although it is the least costly method of connecting to the Internet, ___________ is no longer the most common means of Internet connection in the United States.
Dial-up
___________ blogs contain links to other sites associated with the creator, with the intention of either increasing traffic to the site or increasing search engine rankings.
Spam
Match

I. WWW
II. Browser
III. E-mail
IV. Internet
V. Search engine

A. A large network of networks
B. A tool used to locate information on the Web
C. The means of accessing information over the Internet
D. An application program used to view the Web
E. Electronic communication
C, D, E, A, B
A DSL Internet connection is faster than a satellite Internet connection.
True
Mosaic was the first browser that could display graphics
True
The Internet and the World Wide Web are the same thing.
False