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Trolling
Trolling is were a person or people post off-topic messages on blogs, chat rooms, social networking site like facebook they do it to greving familys and like to see the emotional effects.
Copyright
Copyright is mainly used to protect software, people copy film and music and the copyright sign shows that if you copy this it is illegal.
Spiders
They find the information and sebd it to the search engines, take Google they have spiders so when you click the enter sing it comes up with results.
Search Engines
This is basicaly Google, Bing,e.c.t. and it is what you use to search the internet, it gives you all the results.
URL
universe resource locator
.gov
Government this is goverment based search
.com
COM means "Top level domain for commerce"
.co.uk
UK-based commercial organisation
.org
.ORG-ORIGINALLY FOR ORGANIZATIONS
.net
code for networks
primary sorce
A Document, record or written account of an event by an eyewitness to the event ''snapshot from history'' example diary, picture....
secondary sorce
a secondary sorce is something like a magazine based on a primary sorce and a few steps missing
Browser
A program used to view the internet such as Internet Explorer
Search Engine
A software program you can use to find Web sites, Web pages, and Internet files.
Query
to ask; inquire especially using "Key Words"
URL
Abbreviation
Uniform (or universal) resource locator, the address of a World Wide Web page.
snippet
A short desription of a website
domain name
Domain names are part of the URL. Domain name includes a suffix such as .org, .edu, .com,
.gov
Government (organization Domain name) [Internet]
sponsored link
a form of paid advertising that gets your company's website at the top of a search list
cached
a previous version of a website
- minus sign
used to exclude a word from a key word query; use - to eliminate terms.
Example: dolphins -football
Keyword
any word or short phrase that describes a website topic or page
Boolean Search
Google automatically defaults the word AND between keywords
OR
use OR to combine synonymous terms(must type OR in capital letters.)
Nesting
use ( ) to nest synonymous terms when the
search statement also contains the AND Boolean
Operator; a technique used when search terms and Boolean operators are enclosed in parentheses
Phrase Search
use " " to search for an entire phrase, not
individual words. Example: "American soccer teams"
Wildcard Search
use * as a placeholder for unknown words in a
phrase.
Example: "Obama voted on bill"
Stop Words
use + to force a search for an important stop word.
Example: "travel +with +the band"
Synonymous
terms
use ~ immediately before a key term to search
for synonyms.
intitle:
Restricts a search tothe titles of Web sites.
Example: intitle: "Bob Marley"
inurl:
Restricts search to the URL of a website
site:
Limits a search to a type of website or a top level
domain. Similar to inurl: but will not search for a sitewithin a subdirectory (anything beyond the / ). Example: "child nutrition"site:gov
intext:
Searches for words only in the text of a website, not the title, URL, or links of a page.
Example: intext:"global warming"
inanchor:
Searches for words in a website's link anchors (i.e., the text you click on to get to anotherwebsite.) This can be a useful way to find relevant sites.
Example: inanchor:biology
Example: inanchor:grants site:gov
link:
Returns a list of websites linking to a specific URL.
Example:
link:www.framingham.edu
filetype:
Searches for specific filename extensions. Google searches for PowerPoint (.ppt), Excel (.xls) and Word (.doc) documents as well as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Adobe Postscript (.ps), Rich Text Format (.rtf) and more.
Example:intitle:"child nutrition" filetype:ppt
related:
Searches for websites related or similar to a specified URL. This is a good way to retrieve categories or types of Web sites.
Example: related:www.framingham.edu
info:
Provides a page of links to more information about a specified URL. including a link to the page's cache, a list of websites that link to the specified URL, a list of website related to the specified URL and a list of sites
that contain the specified URL.
metacrawler
MetaCrawler is a metasearch engine that blends the top web search results from Google, Yahoo!, Bing (formerly Live Search), Ask.com,...etc.