The name given to the many new uses of the World Wide Web that have emerged since the beginning of its second decade such as web applications for performing business transactions, sharing and viewing photo and videos, chatting, and collaborating.
An group of people drawn together by family, work or hobby. On the Web, social sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter have expanded the concept to include a company's customers, a celebrity's fans and a politician's constituents
An online community Web site for people to upload and watch videos, stores videos that also can be embedded in other Web sites.
The world's largest encyclopedia available on the Web. It is user generated, and anyone can create or edit an article.
In your account on a Web site where you provide additional information about yourself like name. age, address, interests, etc.
Web sites that function as online journals, containing a collection of articles, or posts. One or more people may contribute posts to a blog, and readers can share comments on each post.
Software that searches web sites for data based on the words you type in the search box.
A group of computers that can communicate with each other electronically, either through cables or wireless connections.
An organization's unique name on the Internet. The chosen name combined with a top level domain (TLD), such as .com or .org, makes up the Internet domain name.
Connecting terms such as AND, OR, NOT used to combine two or more conditions in a search (website or Internet). Also known as logical operators.
Banner or Banner Ad
It is typically rectangular advertisement placed on a Web site either above, below or on the sides of the Web site's main content and is linked to the advertiser's own Web site.
The primary method for keeping a computer secure from intruders. It allows or blocks traffic into and out of a private network or the user's computer.