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IT Chapter 2 Terms
Terms from chapter 2 for the test Tuesday/Wednesday
Terms in this set (91)
a business that provides individuals and organizations access to the Internet for a fee or for free.
a program that extends the capability of a browser.
A list of names and email addresses
the appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in sequence
includes music, speech, or any sound
An informal Web site consisting of time-stamped articles or posts, in a diary or journal format, usually listed in reverse chronological order
refers to the worldwide collection of blogs
a saved Web address that you access by clicking the bookmark name in a list.
high speed internet service where your computer or mobile device usually is connected the Internet the whole time it is powered on.
application software that allows users to access and view Web pages or access Web 2.0 programs.
Cable Internet Service
Provides high-speed internet access through the cable television network via a cable modem.
Cellular radio network
Offers high-speed Internet connections to device with built-in compatible technology or computers with wireless
a real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer.
location on an Internet server that permits users to chat with each other.
point to the link and then press the left mouse button.
business that gathers and organizes Web content to subscribers for free or a fee.
when the modem in your computer connects to the Internet via a standard telephone line that transmits data
and information using an analog (continuous wave pattern) signal.
the text version of an IP address.
the process of a computer or device receiving information from a server on the Internet.
digital subscriber line; provides high-speed Internet connections using regular telephone lines.
short for electronic commerce is a business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the Internet.
website that contains product description, images, and a shopping cart.
is a combination of a user name and a domain name that identifies a user so that he or she can receive Internet
Something to create, send, forward, store, print, and delete e-mail messages.
Something to express emotion, like a smiley face or a sad face.
A saved web address that you access by clicking the bookmark name on the list.
Fiber to the premises
uses fiber optic cable to provider high speed internet access to home and business users.
provides a high speed Internet connection using regular telephone lines
an Internet standard that permits the process of file uploading and downloading with other computers on the
Internet (File Transfer protocol)
a digital representation of non-text information such as a drawing, chart or photo
refers to the first page that a web page displays.
places that provide Wi-Fi internet connections to users with mobile computers or devices.
a built in connection to another related web page or part of a web page.
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.
a worldwide collection of networks that links millions of business, government agencies, educational institutions,
major media carriers on the Net.
A number that uniquely identifies each computer or device that is connected to the internet.
a regional or national access provider .
a built- in connection to another related Web page or part of a Web page.
Mailing List- A group of e-mail names and addresses that are given a single name.
Media sharing Web site
Enables members to share media such as photos, music, and videos.
A Web based type of discussion group that does not require a newsreader.
Allows users to publish short messages usually between 100 and 200 characters.
Refers to any application that combines text with graphics, animation, audio, video, and/or virtual reality.
Reduces an audio file to about one tenth its original size while preserving much of the original quality
A popular video compression standard
A worldwide collection of networks that links millions of businesses, government agencies, educational
institutions, and individuals.
Short for Internet etiquette, it is the code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the Internet.
An online area in which users have written discussions about a particular subject.
Users bid on an item being sold by someone else.
Online Service Provider
(OSP) has many members-only features such as instant messaging or their own customized version of a web
Online Social Network
a Web site that encourages members in its online community to share their interests, ideas, stories, photos,
music, and videos with other registered users.
a program needed to listen to audio on your computer.
program that extends the capability of a browser
recorded audio usually an MP3 file, stored on the web site that can be downloaded to a computer or a portale media
player such as an ipod.
means that you and the people with whom you are conversing are online at the same time
A specification that content aggregators use to distribute content to subscribers
Satellite internet service
provides high-speed internet connections via satellite to a satellite dish that communicates with a satellite modem
a search engine is helpful in locating information for which you do not know an exact web address or are not seeking
a particular web site.
a word or phrase that describes the item you want to find.
where you put the things you want to buy on a website which you then fill out data for payment.
Social networking web site
a website that encourages members in its online community.
is the process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow.
classifies Web pages in an organized set of categories of groups, such as sports or shopping, and related
to add your e-mail name and address to a mailing list
Surfing the web
to refer to the activity of using links to explore the Web.
where the top of the browser displays a tab (similar to a folder tab) for each Web page you open.
Is a small version of a larger graphic.
(TLD) which is the last section of the domain cited with the domain.
to remove your name from a mail listing.
the process of transferring objects from your computer to the Internet
Uniform Resource locator is the web address
a unique combination of letters and/or letters for a specific user of a website
Images displayed in motion
a blog that contains video clips
the use of computers to simulate a real or imagined environment
A shortened name for a video blog
refers to all the vlogs around the world
Voice over IP (Internet Protocol) is a method of speaking to other people using the Internet
a widely used service on the Internet which consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents.
Web sites that provide a means for users to share personal information (such as social networking Web site),
allows users to modify Web site content (such as wikis), and have application software built into the site for visitors to use (such as email and word processing programs).
a unique address called a URL (Uniform Resource Locator).
a Web site that allows users to access and interact with software through a Web browser on any computer or
device that is connected to the Internet.
an application software that allows users to access and view web pages or access web 2.0 programs.
contains text, graphics, animations, audio, and video.
the development and maintenance of web pages
a computer that delivers requested web pages to your computer.
is a collection of related web pages and associated items.
(Wireless fidelity) network uses radio signals to provide high-speed Internet connections to wireless computers and devices.
A collaborative Web site that allows users to create, add to, modify, or delete the Web site content via their Web
Wireless Internet Service Provider
Sometimes called a wireless data provider, is a company that provides wireless internet access to computers and
mobile devices, such as smart phones and portable media players with built-in wireless capability (such as Wi-Fi) or to computers using wireless modems or wireless access devices.
World Wide Web
(WWW) widely used service on the Internet, consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents.
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