WD-Unit 1 vocab

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intranet

a local or restricted communications network, especially a private network created using World Wide Web software.

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internet

a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.

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World Wide Web

an information system on the Internet that allows documents to be connected to other documents by hypertext links, enabling the user to search for information by moving from one document to another.

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Ethics

moral principles that govern a person's behavior or the conducting of an activity.

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Social Media

websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.

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Facebook

One of the many social media websites in exsistance

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Twitter

Yet another, pointless social media website.

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Blog

a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.

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Impact of Social Media

There are multiple ways that social media has impacted the world today, both good, and bad. Social media has increased the social activity of people around the world. On the downside, it has decreased productivity in workers who are looking at their social media accounts instead of working. companies can lose millions of dollars because their workers are on a social media website.

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Nettiquette

the correct or acceptable way of communicating on the Internet.

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AUP

An acceptable use policy (AUP) is a document stipulating constraints and practices that a user must agree to for access to a corporate network or the Internet. Many businesses and educational facilities require that employees or students sign acceptable use policy before being granted a network ID.

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Copyright

the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.

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Public Domain

the state of belonging or being available to the public as a whole, and therefore not subject to copyright.

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Freeware

software that is available free of charge.

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Shareware

software that is available free of charge and often distributed informally for evaluation, after which a fee may be requested for continued use.

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Commercial/Proprietary Software

any software or program that is designed and developed for licensing or sale to end users or that serves a commercial purpose. Commercial software was once considered to be proprietary software, but now a number of free and open-source software applications are licensed or sold to end users.

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ISP

Internet Service Provider

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3 Examples of an ISP

1. Xfinity

2. Verizon

3. Century Link

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3 Types of Internet Service

1. Dial up

2. DSL

3. Cable

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Web Browsers

Software that allows the user to access and view HTML pages.

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3 Examples of Web Browsers

1. Chrome

2. Safari

3. Internet Explore

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Search Engine

A Website that uses keyword searches to find web pages on the internet

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3 Example of Search Engines

1. Google

2. Bing

3. Yahoo

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Info Site

A site that provides info

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Commercial Site

A site that is run by a company

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Personal Site

A site run by a single person

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Portal site

A site that contains links to others websites

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Secured site

A site that site secure

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Domain Name

A companies unique name on the WWW

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.com

Company

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.org

Organization

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.edu

Eduacation

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.mil

Military

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.gov

Government

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.int

international

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.net

network

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Internet Protocol

a set of rules governing the format of data sent over the Internet or other network.

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HTML

(•Ω•)

Hypertext Markup Language, a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages.

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Email Adress

The address of an electronic post box

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IP Address

a unique string of numbers separated by periods that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network.

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URL

the address of a World Wide Web page.

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http

hypertext transfer protocol: the standard protocol for transferring hypertext documents on the World Wide Web.

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FTP

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used for the transfer of computer files between a client and server on a computer network. FTP is built on a client-server model architecture and uses separate control and data connections between the client and the server.

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Server

a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.

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Client

a desktop computer or workstation that is capable of obtaining information and applications from a server.

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Host

store (a website or other data) on a server or other computer so that it can be accessed over the Internet.

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Packets

A packet is the unit of data that is routed between an origin and a destination on the Internet or any other packet-switched network.

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TCP/IP

a set of rules that governs the delivery of data over the Internet or other network that uses the Internet Protocol, and sets up a connection between the sending and receiving computers.

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HotSpot

A hotspot is a physical location where people may obtainInternet access, typically using Wi-Fi technology, via a wireless local area network (WLAN) using a router connected to an internet service provider.

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Bandwidth

the range of frequencies within a given band, in particular that used for transmitting a signal.