Course Vocabulary

DIGITAL BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

  • Electronic mail‐ commonly called email or e‐mail, is a method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients
  • Etiquette‐code of behavior that defines expectations for social behavior
  • Social media application‐inform, educate, and entertain people through shared blog posts, bookmarks, images, music, video, podcasts, and other online media
  • Social networking application‐allows users to create profiles for sharing information about themselves and to designate as friends or contacts users with whom they share a common interest
  • Wikis‐(named after the Hawaiian word for quick), collection of searchable, linked Web pages that one or more user can create or edit collaboratively
  • Application software ‐ also known as an application or an app, is computer software designed to help the user to perform singular or multiple related specific tasks
  • Authentication‐browser sends your username and password to the application to check the credentials entered with those on file
  • Blogosphere‐the online community of all bloggers and their blogs
  • Blogs‐(short for Web logs), function as online journals, containing a collection of articles or posts.
  • Cloud computing‐describes how applications are stored and deployed on a network of Internet servers
  • Corporate blog‐communicate information about the company to their customers, and can provide a forum for customers to comment and provide immediate feedback
  • Freeware‐ computer software that is available for use at no cost or for an optional fee, but usually with one or more restricted usage rights
  • Hashtag‐used to find related posts when searching Twitter
  • Retweets‐forwarded message sent by Twitter
  • Tweet‐message sent on twitter
  • Acceptable Use Policies‐ is a set of rules applied by the owner/manager of a network, website, or large computer system that restricts the ways in which the network site or system may be used
  • Fair Use‐The conditions under which you can use material that is copyrighted by someone else without paying royalties
  • Business Ethics‐The application of ethical standards to business behavior
  • Copyright‐Method of protecting the rights of an originator of a creative work – such as text, piece of music, painting or computer program through law
  • FERPA (Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act)‐ protects the privacy of student education records
  • Society‐A structured community of people bound together by similar traditions and customs
  • Podcast (Personal On Demand broadcast)‐a Web feed distributed as audio or video 
  • Podcast reader application‐(podcatcher, media aggregator) used to subscribe to a podcast series
  • Podcast reader‐simplifies the process of checking each podcast to which you are subscribed to see whether new audio or video content is available, i.e. iTunes
  • Speech recognition technology‐ converts spoken words to text, include voice user interfaces such as voice‐dialing, call routing, simple data entry, preparation of structured documents speech‐to‐text processing
  • Telecommuting‐employment from a remote or offsite location while communicating with the workplace by phone or internet.
  • Culture‐a particular set of attitudes, beliefs, and practices that characterize a group of individuals
  • Etiquette‐code of behavior that defines expectations for social behavior
  • Compressed image format‐reduces the file size with only negligible loss of image quality
  • Image editing software‐programs designed to edit, manipulate, or modify digital photographs
  • Upload‐refers to the sending of data from a local system to a remote system such as a server with the intent of storing a copy of the data being transferred.
  • Customs‐practices followed by people of a particular group or region
  • RSS (Really Simple Syndication)‐most popular type of Web feeds for syndicating frequently updated Web content
  • RSS feed‐contains a summary of information about a blog or Web site and lists of items that are being syndicated
  • Geotag‐contains the latitude and longitude coordinates of where a photo was taken in order to plot it on a map
  • GPS‐Global Positioning System
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