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Digital Business Applications - Vocabulary Practice

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Electronic mail
commonly called email or e‐mail, is a method of exchanging digital messages
from an author to one or more recipients
Etiquette
code of behavior that defines expectations for social behavior
Social media application
inform, educate, and entertain people through shared blog posts, bookmarks, images, music, video, podcasts, and other online media
Social networking application
allows users to create profiles for sharing information about
themselves and to designate as friends or contacts users with whom they share a common
interest
Wikis
(named after the Hawaiian word for quick), collection of searchable, linked Web pages
that one or more user can create or edit collaboratively
Application software
also known as an application or an app, is computer software designed
to help the user to perform singular or multiple related specific tasks
Authentication
browser sends your username and password to the application to check the credentials entered with those on file
Blogosphere
the online community of all bloggers and their blogs
Blogs
(short for Web logs), function as online journals, containing a collection of articles or
posts.
Cloud computing
describes how applications are stored and deployed on a network of Internet
servers
Corporate blog
communicate information about the company to their customers, and can provide a forum for customers to comment and provide immediate feedback
Freeware
computer software that is available for use at no cost or for an optional fee, but
usually with one or more restricted usage rights
Hashtag
used to find related posts when searching Twitter
Retweets
forwarded message sent by Twitter
Tweet
message sent on twitter
Acceptable Use Policies
A set of rules applied by the owner/manager of a network, website, or large computer system that restricts the ways in which the network site or system may be used
Fair Use
The conditions under which you can use material that is copyrighted by someone else
without paying royalties
Business Ethics
The application of ethical standards to business behavior
Copyright
Method of protecting the rights of an originator of a creative work - such as text, piece of music, painting or computer program through law
FERPA (Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
protects the privacy of student education
records
Society
A structured community of people bound together by similar traditions and customs
Podcast (Personal On Demand broadcast)
a Web feed distributed as audio or video
Podcast reader application‐
(podcatcher, media aggregator) used to subscribe to a podcast series
Podcast reader‐
simplifies the process of checking each podcast to which you are subscribed to see whether new audio or video content is available, i.e. iTunes
Speech recognition technology‐
converts spoken words to text, include voice user interfaces such as voice‐dialing, call routing, simple data entry, preparation of structured documentsspeech‐to‐text processing
Telecommuting‐
employment from a remote or offsite location while communicating with the
workplace by phone or internet.
Culture‐
a particular set of attitudes, beliefs, and practices that characterize a group of individuals
Etiquette‐
code of behavior that defines expectations for social behavior
Compressed image format‐
reduces the file size with only negligible loss of image quality
Image editing software
‐programs designed to edit, manipulate, or modify digital photographs
Upload‐
refers to the sending of data from a local system to a remote system such as a server with the intent of storing a copy of the data being transferred.
Customs‐
practices followed by people of a particular group or region
RSS (Really Simple Syndication)
‐most popular type of Web feeds for syndicating frequently
updated Web content
RSS feed
‐contains a summary of information about a blog or Web site and lists of items that are being syndicated
Geotag‐
contains the latitude and longitude coordinates of where a photo was taken in order to plot it on a map
GPS‐
Global Positioning System