No single person or government agency controls or owns the internet. T/F
The W3C is responsible for maintaining all networks and content on the internet. T/F
False pg 56
Each organization is responsible only for maintaining its own network. The WWW Consortium (W3C) oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the internet. The mission of W3C is continued growth of the web.
Users typically pay additional fees for mobile hot spot and tethering services. T/F
A gigabyte (GB) is the basic storage unit on a computer or mobile device and represents a single character T/F
False. pg 58.
Data sizes typically are stated in terms of mb &gbs.
A megabyte is equal to approximately one million characters, and a gigabyte is equal to approximately one billion characters.
Visitors to a dynamic webpage can customize some or all of the viewed content, such as desired stock quotes, weather, or ticket availability for flights. T/F
True pg 61
Browsers are usually not included by default with mobile devices and smartphones. T/F
False. pg 63
A browser often IS included in the operating system of a computer or mobile device.
Mobile apps sometimes have fewer features than a web app T/F
True. pg 66
A subject directory is software that finds websites, webpages, images, videos, news, maps, and other information related to a specific topic. T/F
False. pg 67 (subject directory pg 68)
A web search engine is a software that finds websites,…
One technique you can use to improve search results is to use specific nouns. T/F
The term, blogosphere, refers to the worldwide collection of blogs. T/F
True. pg 72
Unregistered wiki users can review the content, as well as edit it and add comments. T/F
Contributors to a wiki typically register before they can edit content or add comments.
Tethering is the process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow, which allows users to access and use a file while it is transmitting. T/F
False. pg 73 (Tethering pg 57)
Streaming is the process….
A(n) _____ is any computer that provides services and connections to other computers on a network. pg 54
_____ access takes place when a modem in a computer connects to the internet via a standard telephone line that transmits data and information using an analog signal. p58
A(n) _____ is a sequence of numbers that uniquely identifies the location of each computer or device connected to the internet. pg 59
You register a domain name through ____ , which is an organization that sells and manages domain names. pg 60
One way to protect your identity while browsing is to use a(n) ____, which is another computer that screens all your incoming and outgoing messages. pg 62
____ is a set of rules that defines how webpages transfer to the internet. pg 64
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
A ___ website contains factual information, such as libraries, encyclopedias, encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, guides, and other types of reference. p 70
A(n) ____, which consists of a number sign (#) followed by a keyword, describes and categorizes a Tweet. pg 72
text based name that corresponds to the IP address of a server that hosts a website
Domain name pg 60
program that extends the capability of a browser
plug in pg 83
harassment, often involving teens and preteens, using technology
cyberbullying pg 90
websites and tools that foster communication and/or interactions among users, including online social networks, media sharing sites, blogs and microblogs, wikis, podcasts, and online gaming
social media pg 90
technique that transforms a smartphone or internet capable tablet into a portable communications device that shares its internet access with other computers and devices wirelessly
tethering pg 57
real time typed conversation that takes place on a computer or mobile device with many other online users
chat ph 87
computer that delivers requested webpages to your computer or mobile device
web server pg 61
method of pulling content that has changed on a website
web feed pg 65
term used to refer to the major carriers of network traffic
internet backbone pg 59
a webpages unique address
URL pg 64