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Chapter 2

Multimedia Online
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Internet
Hardware, such as computers and cables, that is connected to create a massive worldwide network
network
A system that allows computers to connect and communicate
hardware
The physical components of a computer
World Wide Web
A software system of linked files that may contain text, graphics, audio, video, or animation that is used on the Internet
Internet service provider
A business that allows its users to access the Internet through the provided network
protocol
A set of rules and procedures specifying how data needs to be formatted and transmitted between computer systems
Web site
a group of related and interlinked XHTML files organized around a common topic
Web page
The basic component of the Web, a singlr file within a web site that has a unique name
Web browser
Software that locates and displays Web pages on a user's computer screen
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
A protocol used to transfer files from a web server to a web browser
plug-in
Software that works with a web browser to play a particular file format, such as an audio or video file
streaming media
A downloading process that shortens the user's wait time by breaking the transmission into small pieces
uniform resource locater
A unique address that enables a browser to locate specific page files on the web
domain name
Part of a URL that identifies th entity(such as a university, individual, or business) that sponsors the Web site
search engine
An application that locates information about web pages and then stores this information in searchable databases that can be accessed with a browser
keyword
An important word related to the specific topic you are trying to locate
Boolean search
A type of search that combines keywords in specific ways to locate specific information
podcast
An audio or video recording of a brodcast that distributed
ethics
Values for human conduct concerning right and wrong or good and bad behavior
Acceptable use policy
A policy used by organizations such as schools and buinesses to regulate online use.
netiquette
General Guidelines s for online users
cyberbullying
Repeated harrassment of a tennager by anothor teenager using internet chat rooms , text messeges, social networking sites, or other digital technology such as c ell phones
copyright
A law that asserts that only the copyright's owner has the right to sell the work or allow someone else to sell it
trademark
A name, symbol, or other feature that identifies a product with a specific owner
citaition
A short note that acknowledges the source of material