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internet: Any set of computer networks that communicate using the Internet Protocol. (An intranet.) The Internet, the largest global internet

IP: Internet Protocol "A standard set of rules for sending and receiving data through the Internet." Not the same as IP address

IP address: (Internet Protocol address) A # assigned to a computer's or device's network interface(s) active on network supporting the Internet Protocol, to distinguish each network each networked device from every other network interface anywhere on the network. Wri

Java script: programming language

leaderboard: Online advertisement usually 728 pixels wide by 90 pixels tall. can contain text, images, or even animations. When a visitor clicks on a leaderboard, he or she is directed to the advertiser's website.

link: To contain a hyperlink to another page.

Linkedin: "A social networking website designed for business professionals. It allows you to share work-related information with other users and keep an online list of professional contacts." from techterms.com

listserv: A type of electronic mailing list, allowing for distribution of email to many subscribers.

mashup: "A mashup also describes a Web application that combines multiple services into a single application. " from techterms.com

meta search engine: "Meta search engines are search engines that search other search engines." from techterms.com

meta tag: Text inserted into the source code of a web page that includes keywords in order to provide information to a search engine about the contents of the page for search engine optimization.

Moodle: "Online learning management system used by thousands of educational institutions around the world to provide an organized interface for e-learning, or learning over the Internet." from techterms.com

MySpace: A social networking site

multicasting: "Multicasting is similar to broadcasting, but only transmits information to specific users. It is used to efficiently transmit streaming media and other types of data to multiple users at one time." from techterms.com

name server: "Translates domain names into IP addresses. Makes it possible for user to access a website by typing in the domain name instead of the website's actual IP address. e. g., when you type in "www.microsoft.com," the request is sent to Microsoft's name serve

navigation bar: "A navigation bar is a user interface element within a webpage that contains links to other sections of the website." from techterms.com

netiquette: Conduct while online that is appropriate and courteous to other Internet users.

newsgroup: A group of people who post messages about a single subject on a computer network.

outbox: In computing, an electronic folder serving the same purpose.

P2P: "Stands for "Peer to Peer." In a P2P network, the "peers" are computer systems which are connected to each other via the Internet." from techterms.com

page view: "Each time a user visits a Web page." from techterms.com

page view: "Each time a user visits a Web page." from techterms.com

permalink: A static address (link) to an individual blog entry or news item on the World Wide Web.

personal URL: "Websites hosting online communities allowing creation of personal URL within the website. Custom URL serves as the Web address of your profile page and can be shared and bookmarked by other users. Websites allowing personal URL include social networking

phishing: Sending email w/ threat or request for info: e.g., that an account will close, a balance is due, or info is missing from an account. Email will ask recipient to supply confidential info, such as bank acct. details, PINs or passwords; details are then use

PHP: A scripting language widely used to write web applications.

PIM: personal information manager, a kind of software with the functionality of a personal organizer.

portal: "Portals typically include search engines and large directories of websites. Some popular portals are Yahoo, Excite, Lycos, Netscape, AltaVista, MSN, and AOL.com." from techterms.com

protocol: A specific set of communication rules and instructions when computers communicate with each other.

proxy server: A hardware server that acts as an intermediary between a work station user and the Internet so that an enterprise can ensure security.

reciprocal link: "A mutual link between two websites. Created for one of two purposes: 1) to establish a partnership between two websites, or 2) to boost search engine ranking. " from techterms.com

RSS: " 'Really Simple Syndication.' RSS is method of providing website content such as news stories or software updates in a standard XML format." from techterms.com

search engine: an application that searches for, and retrieves, data based on some criteria, especially one that searches the Internet for documents containing specified words

SEO: Search engine optimization, the use of various techniques to improve a web site's ranking in the search engines and thus attract more visitors.

session: time of communication between two systems

screenshot: An image of computer screen output at a given moment in time. verb to take a screenshot

site map: A webpage that lists the contents and shows the structure of a website, to aid in navigation.

social networking: Using social contacts to network online.

spam: Any undesired electronic content automatically-generated for commercial purposes. verb to send spam

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