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access provider
business that provides individuals and companies access to the internet free or for a fee
animation
appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in sequence
audio
includes music, speech, or any other sound
browser or web browser
application software that allows users to access and view Web pages
coble modem
provides high speed internet connection through cable television network
chat
real-time typed conversion that takes place on a computer
chat room
A virtual meeting place where groups of regulars
downloading
process of a computer receiving information, such as web page, from a server on the internet
E-Commerce
buying and selling goods and services through the Internet
electronic storefront
contains product descriptions, graphics, and shopping carts
e-mail
transmission of the message and files via computer network
e-mail address
combination of a user name and domain name that identifies a user so he or she can receive internet e-mail
FTP
an internet standard that permits the process of files uploading and downloading with others computers on the internet
graphics-graphical images
digital representation of nontext information such as drawing, charts, or photograph
homepage
refers to the first page that website display
HTTP
HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol. It is the network protocol used to deliver virtually all files and other data across the Internet.
hyperlinks
build-in connection to another related web pages or part of a web page
instant message
a real-time internet communications service that notifies you when one or more people are online and then allows you to exchange, message or files or join a private chat with them
Internet
A global network connecting millions of computers, making it possible to exchange information.
IP Address
A(n) __________ is a number that identifies a particular device.
ISP
(Internet Service Provider) A company that provides access to the Internet.
mailing list
group of e-mail names and addresses given a single name
MP3
format reduces an audio file to about one-tenth its original size, while preserving much of the original quality of the sound
multimedia
refers to any applications that combines text graphics, animation, audio, video, and/ or virtual
netiquette
is the short of internet etiquette, and it is the code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the internet
newsgroup
an online area where users have written discussion about a particular subject
plug-in
a program that extends the capabilities of a browser
portal
a website that offers a variety of internet services from a single convenient location
real time
means that you and the people with whom you are conversing are online at the same time
shopping cart
allows the user to collect purchases
subscribe
to add your email name and address to a mailing list
surfing the web
refers to the activity of using links to explore the internet
thumbnail
a small version of a lager graphic
unsubscribe
to remove your name form a mailing list
uploading
The process of sending information from a computer or source to the Internet or destination computer
video
consists of full-motion images that are played back at various speeds
web or world wide web
widely used service on the internet, consists of a worldwide collections of the electronic documents
web publishing
development and maintenance of web pages
Web site
A collection of related web pages.
WISP
a company that provides wireless internet access to user
W3C
Organization that oversees the best practices for how to use code to make webpages