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Chapter 4 - Discovering The Internet
Terms in this set (90)
E-mail address used for administrative requests, such as subscribing to or unsubscribing from a list.
Communication technology that does not require users to be online at the same time; examples are e-mail, mailing lists, and newsgroups.
In an outgoing e-mail message, the line that contains the file names of any attachments.
A file that is transmitted along with an e-mail message.
In an outgoing e-mail message, the e-mail addresses of recipients who receive a blind courtesy copy of the message.
Blind Courtesy Copy
A copy of a message that is sent to a recipient without that recipient's name or e-mail address appearing in the message header.
In an outgoing e-mail message, the list of e-mail addresses of recipients who receive a courtesy copy of the message.
Specific chat discussion that may be on a given topic or with a certain set of participants, also known as chat room.
Facility that allows two or more people to exchange text or multimedia messages in real time, using either a special client or a Web interface.
Specific chat discussion that may be on a given topic or with a certain set of participants, also known as a channel.
A mailing list that requires the list moderator's approval for membership.
A list of contacts to which you can refer collectively by a single name and to whom you can easily address a single e-mail.
Personal contact information, such as name, address, e-mail address, maintained in a contacts folder for use with e-mail, instant messaging, and other online communications.
The electronic address book for Windows Live Mail.
Web sites that allow users to recommend their favorite news story or other Web content by clicking a link on the page that contains the content.
A copy of an e-mail message that is sent as a courtesy to someone other than the recipients in the To line.
Threatening or harassing behavior that occurs over the Internet.
Deleted Items Folder
A mail folder that contains deleted messages.
A mail folder that contains messages that have been created and saved without being sent.
A program used to create, send, and receive e-mail messages.
E-mail Marketing Software
Software that helps organizations send e-mail and track the success of a marketing campaign.
A symbol or combination of symbols used to convey emotion in an e-mail message.
Icon marked on an incoming e-mail indicating the message required attention.
Strong language or insults conveyed by e-mail.
A word coined using "folks" and "taxonomy"; when users tag, share, and comment on articles and information.
To send an e-mail message on to someone else.
A tag that indicates that a message is part of a trending topic included in a service's search engine.
The part of an e-mail address that identifies the message recipient's mailbox and the server on which that mailbox is stored.
E-mail message text that can be formatted with buttons on the Formatting toolbar, similar to the text in a word-processing document.
IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol)
An e-mail delivery protocol that provides mail management functions on the server.
A mail folder that contains incoming messages.
Instant Messaging (IM)
Private means of exchanging real-time messages with friends using the Internet.
Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
Text-based communications tool.
Junk E-mail Folder
A mail folder in which spam messages are automatically stored.
E-mail address used to send messages for distribution to mailing list subscribers.
Administrating tasks to keep the mailing list running, a moderator.
Directing the e-mail messages to all mailing list subscribers.
Special software to facilitate the exchange of e-mail between mailing list members.
Reading mailing list messages without posting to the list.
Software to facilitate the exchange of e-mail between mailing list members.
The main text of an e-mail message.
The To:, From:, Cc:, Bcc:, Subject:, and Attach: lines in an e-mail message.
The area of the Windows Mail window that shows a list of incoming messages.
A rule in windows Mail used to automatically move messages to specific folders.
List directed by moderator.
Handling administrative tasks to keep the list running.
Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
Short messages containing text, audio, and video sent to and from cell phones.
Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)
Used by Usenet to make information available through newsgroups.
An NNTP server used to store and forward newsgroup messages.
Usenet topic groups.
An NNTP client.
"Nigerian Sting" Operations
Spam messages that are fraudulent requests for money.
Software that allows a user to read newsgroup messages.
Office Web Apps
Free, scaled-down, online-only versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
Online Survey Technology
The ability to send an online survey using e-mail.
A mailing list that automatically approves all requests for membership.
A user opts-in to an e-mail marketing list by providing his or her e-mail address during an enrollment, solicitation, or purchase.
A mail folder that temporarily stores outgoing messages.
Spam messages or malicious Web pages that attempt to collect personally identifiable information, credit card numbers, bank account numbers, and so forth.
POP (Post Office Protocol)
An e-mail protocol that stores and downloads messages to a client.
Sending messages to a list.
Sent Items Folder
A mail folder that stores copies of outgoing messages.
Sent Mail Folder
A mail folder that stores copies of outgoing messages.
Short Message Service (SMS)
Sending short messages to and from cell phones, also called text messaging.
A file that automatically inserts standard content, such as the name, title, and contact information of the sender, to outgoing e-mail messages.
SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
The e-mail protocol that handles outgoing e-mail messages from origin across the internet and to the destination sever that contains the recipient's mailbox.
Posting a Web page favorite or bookmark to a public Web site for sharing with others.
Online tools that allow people to communicate, collaborate, and share over the Internet.
The process of maintaining connections with other people in order to share information or participate in activities of common interest.
Social Opinion Sites
Web sites that post user reviews for a product, movie, book, local restaurant, or local service provider.
Adding keywords or tags to Web site favorites posted to social bookmarking sites.
Contains messages marked an unsolicited commercial e-mail or spam based on the junk e-mail options you set.
Spam message encouraging unwary investors to buy a specific stock and thereby artificially inflating the stock's value.
In an e-mail message, the line that contains a description of the message's content.
Joining list to receive e-mail.
Two or more users online at the same time communicating with each other, also called real-time communication.
In an e-mail message, the line that contains one or more e-mail addresses of the message's recipient or recipients.
Folder that contains deleted messages.
A potentially harmful program that appears to be something useful, but actually does something damaging; sometimes distributed as an e-mail attachment.
List in which a message goes out immediately to all subscribers in individual message format and is appended immediately to the digest to be sent later.
Electronic bulletin board system.
A unique identifier, usually a name, initials, or a nickname; part of an e-mail address that identifies the owner of an e-mail mailbox on a server.
An original Windows Mail e-mail message and all of its replies marked with a watch symbol.
Real-time communication using a Web browser instead of a special client.
Web-Based Discussion Groups
Online discussion forums that are often hosted by a portal.
Web-Based E-mail Service
E-mail service available to use through a browser and a Web site.
A group of Web pages whose content can be edited, added to, or deleted by anyone with a Web browser.
Windows Live Photos
Part of SkyDrive, and can be used to create photo albums that can be shared with others.
Windows Live SkyDrive
A file-hosting service that is part of the Windows Live suite. SkyDrive is an example of cloud computing.
A self-replicating computer and e-mail virus.