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computers test

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e-commerce
business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the internet
B2C
business to consumer; e-commerce consist of the sale of goods and services to the general public
electronic storefront
an online business that contains product descriptions, images, and a shopping cart
shopping cart
allows the consumer to collect purchases
online auction
users bid on an item sold by someone else
C2C
consumer to consumer; e-commerce occurs when one consumer sells directly to another, such as in an online auction
B2B
business to business; e-commerce provides goods and services to another business
e-mail
the transmission of messages and files via a computer network
e-mail program
the service to create, send, receive, forward, store, print, and delete e-mail messages
e-mail address
a combination of user name and domain name that identifies a user so that he or she can receive internet e-mail
user name
a unique combination of characters, such as letters of the alphabets
address book
contacts folder
SMTP
a communication protocol used by some outgoing mail servers
mailing list
a distribution list, a group of e-mail names and addresses given a single name
instant messaging
a real time internet communications service that notifies you when one or more people are online and allows you to exchange messages or files or join a private chat room with them
chat
real time typed conversation that takes place on a computer
real time
means that you and the people with whom you are conversing are online at the same time
chat room
is a location on an internet server that permits users to chat with each other
VoIP
enables users to speak to other users over the internet
FTP
an internet standard that permits file uploading and transferring with other computers on the internet
uploading
the process of transferring documents, graphic and other objects from your computer to a server on the internet
newsgroup
an online area in which users have written discussions about a particular subject
message board
a popular web based type of discussion group that does not require a newsreader
netiquette
the code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the internet
POP
communication protocol used by some incoming mail servers
threaded discussion
consist of the original articles and all subsequent related replies
moderator
reviews the contents of the article, and then post it, if it is appropriate
news server
a computer that stores and distributes news group messages
FTP server
a computer that allows users to upload and or download files using FTP
subscribe
to add your email name and address to a mailing list