The largest computer network in the world; a network of networks that connects billions of computer users globally.
A computer that asks for data.
A computer that receives the request and returns the data to the client.
What the Internet is referred to as since it uses clients and servers.
The transmission lines with the fastest speeds.
A set of four groups of numbers separated by periods; commonly referred to as a dotted quad or dotted decimal.
Can be classified as the “social web”, in which the user is also a participant.
Refers to using the web to communicate and share information among your friends and others.
E-mail type such as Yahoo! mail or Gmail that is managed with your web browser and allows you to access your e-mail from the web; allows access from any Internet connected device; can’t use e-mail offline.
E-mail type that requires a program, such as Microsoft Outlook, to be installed on your computer; view your e-mail on the computer with the installed software; can manage e-mail offline.
Programs that let you communicate in real time over the Internet.
A web application that allows users to add, remove, or edit its content.
A personal log or journal posted on the web.
A blog that uses video as the primary content.
A form of digital media comprised of a series of audio or video files that are distributed over the Internet; updated automatically.
The type of format that podcasts deliver their content using; the format sends the latest content of the podcast series automatically to an aggregator.
Locates all the RSS series to which you’ve subscribed and automatically downloads only the new content to your computer or media player.
The (usually live) broadcast of audio or video content over the Internet; not updated automatically.
Anything that involves one or more forms of media in addition to text.
Multimedia (audio and video) that is continuously fed to your browser so you avoid having to wait for the entire file to download completely before listening to or watching it.
A special software component that adds a specific feature to an existing software program. Ex: Adobe Reader, Flash Player, Windows Media Player.
The process of conducting business online.
E-commerce business model where transactions take place between businesses and consumers (Target, Amazon).
E-commerce business model where transactions occur when businesses buy and sell goods and services to other businesses (Omaha Paper Company).
E-commerce business model where transactions occur when consumers sell to each other (Ebay, Etsy, Craigslist).
A subset of e-commerce that uses social networks to assist in marketing and purchasing products.
A protocol that has been applied to manage the security of the website; the s in https:// indicates the application of this protocol.
Programs that track and log your keystrokes and can retrieve your private information.
An evolving extension of the web in which data is defined in such a way to make it more easily processed by computers,
-Amazon.com was one of the first websites on the Internet.
-The U.S. Department of Defense creates ARPA.
-TCP/IP protocol was developed that allowed different computers to communicate with each other.
-the first e-mail program was written by Ray Tomlinson.
-an e-mail server
-a web-based e-mail account
-an e-mail aggregator
-an e-mail client program
-Blogs are arranged as a listing of entries.
-Blogs are generally written by a single author.
-Blogs are used to express opinions.
-Blogs are private and require password access.
Protocol that the web is based on; allows files to be transferred from a web server so that you can see it on your computer.
A computer that hosts the website you’re requesting.
Another protocol group that was developed before the HTTP protocol; used to transfer files from your computer to the web server.
The location that maintains the computers that store the website files; the domain name identifies this.
The suffix in the domain name after the dot; indicates the kind of organization to which the host belongs to.
Particular file; the information after each slash that follow the domain name of a URL.
Specially coded elements that let you jump from one web page to another within the same web-site or to another site altogether.
A navigation aid that shows users the path they have taken to get to a web page.
Feature that places a marker of the site’s URL in an easily retrievable list in your browser’s toolbar.
A feature in Firefox that adds the technology of RSS feeds to bookmarking.
Similar to bookmarking your favorite website, but instead of saving it to your browser for only you to see, you’re saving it to a social bookmarking site so that you can share it with others.
Term that you assign to a web page.
One of the original social bookmarking sites; lets you group related links and organize them into “bundles”.
Another social bookmarking site that allows you to annotate the pages with highlights and sticky notes.
A set of programs that searches the web for keywords and then returns a list of the sites on which those keywords are found.
Engine that searches other engines rather than individual websites.
Search engine used primarily by investors that searches for corporate information.
Words such as AND, NOT, and OR that describe the relationships between keywords in a search.
-search engine software
-can assume that the links provided on the site are the only additional sources of information.
-can assume that everything you find is accurate and appropriate.
-can assume the author is an authority on the subject matter.
-should evaluate sites for bias and relevance.
-Top level domain
-Sub-top level domain
-a secure form of communications.
-a common communications means for all computers.
-both A and B
-neither A or B
-It is referred to as a dotted quad.
-It identifies any computer connecting to the Internet.
-It identifies a website.
-All of the above.
-All of the above
A search engine that searches other search engines is called a SuperSearch engine.
Webcasts are only delivered as prerecorded audio and video content.
The “s” in HTTPS stands for secure and indicates that the secure sockets layer protocol has been applied to the website.
IP addresses are used to identify computers connected to the Internet.