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Internet Terminology

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URL
uniform resource locator - address of a specific web page
Netiquette
rules when communicating over computer networks
Blog
a journal written on-line
WIKI
web-application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it
Banner
advertisement
Textbox
allows the user to input text information to be used by the program
Phishing
fraudulent e-mails asking for social security number and credit card number
Homepage
initial page of a site on the world wide web
Hyperlink
user clicks on a word, phrase, picture etc. on a web page that will connect you to another page
Search Engine
computer program that searches documents on the world wide web, for a specified word or words and provides a list of documents
Web Browser
software program that lets you use the Internet
Comment
remark
sync.in.com
collaborative web site where multiple people can share their thoughts
spam
junk mail
flaming
verbal abuse
typing in all caps
screaming
TOS
terms of service
respect copyright
siting where you got the information from