the individual location of a website or file on the Internet (see URL).
files contairning information, photographs or video clips, which are attached
to an e-mail.
paid for advertising space on websites relevant to your company.
the address of a website that has been added to a list of saved addresses.
Go to bookmarks and click on the address to return to the site.
an abbreviation of the term 'bits per second', which represents the rate
at which data is transferred between modems.
also known as a 'web browser' such as Internet Explorer or Netscape, this
is a software program that enables you to see and hear content on the
World Wide Web (WWW).
an Internet location where you can talk live on-line, usually through
files which save you the need to re-input registration details every time
you visit a website.
the process of copying a file from either the Internet or from one computer
an abbreviation for 'electronic mail', e-mail is a means of communication
over the Internet via posting messages between computers.
a string of characters that represent emotion in e-mail. Examples include
:0 shocked, :) happy and : (sad.
the term given to any company that can connect you to the Internet.
an address, word or icon, which when clicked on will send you to another
area of the site you are at, or to a different Internet site.
a device that changes digital signals to telephone signals for transmission
and then back to digital signals, allowing computers to communicate over
telephone lines or other delivery systems. Modems come in different speeds;
the higher the speed, the faster the data is transmitted.
rules or manners for interacting courteously with others on-line (such
as not typing a message in capital letters, which is equivalent to shouting)
network of special interest groups to which surfers can 'post' messages.
an act of placing information onto the Internet, usually by posting to
newsgroups or bulletin boards. You can also post a web page.
a computer program or set of instructions.
slang term for junk advertisements directed to your e-mail address.
slang for the process of navigating or exploring the WWW
the domain name or WWW address of a site on the Internet e.g. the URL
for HathawayUK is http://www.hathawayuk.co.uk