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Internet Safety and Cyber-bullying
Common terms associated with Internet safety and cyber bullying.
Terms in this set (31)
A secret series of characters that enables a user to access a file, computer, or program.
Bullying that takes place by email, instant messaging, text messages o.r web sites
Defines the URL of a "secure" site.
A software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer.
Refers to junk e-mail or irrelevant postings to a newsgroup or bulletin board.
Program placed on a computer without the user's knowledge that secretly collects information about the user.
Malicious software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the user's informed consent.
The ability to control access of information about oneself.
A person who takes advantage of another either physically, emotionally, or sexually.
Typing an entire sentence in "all caps."
All of the information online about a person either posted by that person or others, intentionally or unintentionally.
Once online . . . ALWAYS online! The trail left by one's interactions in a digital environment.
A public announcement of something, ads, or comments on the internet; like those used on social media sites (i.e. Facebook, Google+).
A shortcut that allows you to jump to another location in another workbook, a file on your hard drive or network, or an Internet address.
An electronic message center or online discussion group, usually serving a special-interest group. They allow you to review messages left by others, and leave your own message if you choose. Also known as bulletin board system or electronic forum.
Notes or annotations that an author or reviewer adds to a document; an opinion; or statement about something.
Electronic mail; an electronic message sent from one person's computer to another person's computer where it is stored until read by the receiving person.
A shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences, interests, and/or hobbies.
Stands for Uniform Resource Locator; the address of a web page on the world wide web, also called a web address.
Name/nickname used to identify oneself in communications on the internet.
A software program that delivers advertising content in a manner that is unexpected and unwanted by the user.
An online conversation, typically carried out by people who use nicknames instead of their real names. A person can continually read messages from others in the chat room and then type and send a message reply.
Being mean and cruel to others online
A site on the internet the enables you to chat with other people in real time.
Impersonation/ Identity Theft
Someone who is pretending to be another person. They may use your name and other personal information.
Adding someone to your contacts on a social networking website.
To send a provoking email or a post on the internet to the reader. Fights online using messages to express anger.
The rules for good manners on the Internet; courtesy, honesty, and polite behavior practiced on the Internet.
Typing an entire sentence in "all caps.", An electronic message or email typed in all capitals, considered to be rude.
Personal information about a user that is shared on a social network.
An extreme form of bullying where physical assaults are recorded on mobile phones or digital cameras and distributed to others.
Sending messages that threaten a person's safety.
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