Activity 13 common online terminologies

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Common Online Terminologies

UY, NIZA E.Bachelor of Secondary EducationUniversity of Santo TomasCommon Online Terminologies

E-mail Also referred as electronic mailIs a method of exchanging digital messages from one person to another.

WikiAn application used for adding, modifying, or deleting content in cooperation with others.

Social bookmarkingEnables users to add, to make comments, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents.


Is the set of markup symbols or codes inserted in a file intended for display on a World Wide Web browser page.

PodcastPodcasts are digital media files (audio or video) which are produced in a series.

voIPShort for Voice over Internet Protocola category of hardware and software that enables people to use the Internet as the transmission medium for telephone calls by sending voice data in packets using IP rather than by traditional circuit transmissions of the PSTN. Computer Dictionary).

Online ChatThe term online chat is used to refer to any type of communication that needs the internet to take place. This type of communication usually offers real time and direct transmission of text based messages.

WWWA system of Internet servers that support specially formatted documents. World Wide Web is not synonymous with the Internet.

Streaming"Streaming" multimedia allows the user to begin viewing video clips stored on our server, without first downloading the entire file. After a brief period of initializing and buffering, the file will begin to stream - or play - in real time.

BlogA blog is sometimes referred to as an online personal journal. It is a site designated for an individual to write about his/her daily experiences and what they feel to illicit thoughts and allow readers to offer their comments.

Social NetworkingA social networking service is a platform to build social networks or social relations among people who, for example, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections

URLA URL (Uniform Resource Locator, previously Universal Resource Locator) - usually pronounced by sounding out each letter but, in some quarters, pronounced "Earl" - is the unique address for a file that is accessible on the Internet

Web FeedAlso known as news feed Is a data format used for giving/ providing users with updated data. A web feed is also sometimes referred to as a syndicated feed.