Web 2.0 Vocab

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Bandwidth
How much stuff you can send through a connection. Usually measured in bits-per-second
Binary
Information consisting entirely of ones and zeros.
Bit
A single digit number in base-2, in other words, either a 1 or a zero. The smallest unit of computerized data. Bandwidth is usually measured in bits-per-second. (Binary DigIT)
Blog
A blog is basically a journal that is available on the web.
(weB LOG)
Browser
A program (like Firefox) that is used to look at various kinds of Internet resources.
Byte
A set of Bits (0,1) that represent a single character.
Kilobyte
A thousand bytes. Actually, usually 1024 (210) bytes.
Megabyte
A unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes
Gigabyte
1000 or 1024 Megabytes, depending on who is measuring.
Terabyte
1000 gigabytes.
Domain Name
The unique name that identifies an Internet site.
DSL
A method for moving data over regular phone lines.
(Digital Subscriber Line)
GIF
A common format for image files, especially suitable for images containing large areas of the same color. (Graphic Interchange Format)
HTML
The coding language used to create Hypertext documents for use on the World Wide Web.(HyperText Markup Language)
HTTP
The protocol for moving hypertextfiles across the Internet. (HyperText Transfer Protocol)
IMAP
The main protocol used by email clients in communicating with email servers.(Internet Message Access Protocol)
ISP
An institution that provides access to the Internet in some form, usually for money.(Internet Service Provider)
IT
A very general term referring to the entire field of Information Technology(Information Technology)
JPEG
JPEG is most preferred format for image files.(Joint Photographic Experts Group)
Mashup
A web page or site made by automatically combining content from other sources
MP3
uses perceptual noise shaping to compress sounds
Netiquette
The etiquette ( or manners) on the Internet.
Network
Any time you connect 2 or more computers together so that they can share resources,
PDF
A file format designed to enable printing and viewing of documents with all their formatting(Portable Document Format)
Port
A place where information goes into or out of a computer, or both.
Search Engine
A (usually web-based) system for searching the information available on the Web.
Server
A computer that makes services, like access to data files and programs available to other computers or workstations in the same network.
SMTP
The main protocol used to send electronic mail from server to server on the Internet. (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
Social Networking
A social network service focuses on building and reflecting of social networks or social relations among people
URL
Basically the web address of a website.(Uniform Resource Locator)
VOIP
A specification and various technologies used to allow making telephone calls over IP networks, especially the Internet.(Voice Over IP)
Wi-Fi
A popular term for a form of wireless data communication, basically Wi-Fi is "Wireless Ethernet".(Wireless Fidelity)
Wiki
An open source website where people can contribute but often with limitations.