Chapter 2

ARAPANET
This project launched the Internet.
Browsers
Programs that provide access to Web resources.
Web Pages
The browser interprets the HTML instructions and displays___.
Computer
Web based e-mail accounts do not require an e-mail program to be installed on your ___.
Spam
The billions of unwanted and unsolicited e-mail.
Profiles
Photos, lists of personal interests, contact information, and other personal information displayed on Facebook.
Wiki
Web site designed to allow visitors to fill in missing information or correct inaccuracies.
Currency
Evaluate the accuracy of information on the Web by considering authority, accuracy, objectivity and _____.
Cloud
Clients, the Internet, and service providers are basic components of this type of computing.
B2B
Type of electronic commerce that involves the sale of a product or service from one business to another.
Communicating
The most popular Internet activity.
ISP
The most common way to access the Internet is through a(n).
Email
Transmission of electronic messages over the Internet.
Universal
Type of instant messaging service that supports a variety of different IM services.
LinkedIn
The premier business-oriented social networking site.
Web log
Another name for a blog.
Microblog
Publishes short sentences that only take a few seconds to write.
Search services
Maintain huge databases relating to information provided on the Web and the Internet.
C2C
Electronic commerce involving individuals selling to individuals.
Internet
The basic components of cloud computing are clients, service providers, and the___.
CERN
The Web was introduced in 1991 in Switzerland at the:
Browsers
These programs use a URL to connect to Web sites.
IM
A type of communication that allows two or more people to contact each other via direct, live communication.
Facebook
The most widely used social networking site:
Currency
To evaluate the accuracy of information you find on the Web, you should consider the sites’ authority, accuracy, objectivity, and:
B2C
The type of electronic commerce in which a business sells a product to the general public.
Cloud
This type of computing frees users from owning, maintaining, and storing software and data:
Plug Ins
These programs are automatically started and operate as a part of your browser.
File transfer
FTP, Web-based, and BitTorrent are types of:
Internet security
This type of suite can be used to maintain your security and privacy while you are on the Web:
Internet
The network that connects computers all over the world.
Protocols
The rules for exchanging data between computers.
E-mail client
Client-based e-mail accounts require this special program to be installed on your computer.
Groups
Communities of individuals who share a common interest typically create Facebook:
Webmail
E-mail that does not require an e-mail program installed on a user’s computer is known as:
Twitter
A very well-known microblog.
Spiders
These programs continually look for new information and update search services’ database programs.
Hits
Using a keyword, a search engine returns a list of related sites known as:
Digital cash
This is the Internet’s equivalent to traditional cash.
Downloading
Using file transfer utility software, you can copy files to your computer from specially configured servers on the Internet. This is called: