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Internet Tech Terms2

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domain name
identifies name of site
download
data sent to your computer
driver
small file that helps communicate with hardware ex: printer
E-commerce
business over the internet
E-mail
mail on internet
emoticon
text based faces show emotion
Facebook
social networking website (ex: profiles, images, info)
FiOS
Fiber Optic Service to transfer data (ex: Verizon)
firewall
limits data and protects network
firewire
high-speed connection for peripherals (ex: cameras, ipods)
flash
animation software
FTP
File Transfer Protocol, transfers files through internet
Google
search engine rank sites by content, keywords, links to other sites
hard drive
disk inside computer that stores information
hit
request made to a server; each page may account for many hits (each image)
home page
front page/start of website, usually table of contents
HTTP
Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol; protocol used to transfer data over the web
HTML
Hyper-Text Makeup Language; programming language of websites
hyperlink
click to jump to new document or section