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sites, open source software, and peer-produced services, such as Skype and BitTorrent, where the participation ofusers provides the infrastructure and computational resources that enable the service.7.User generated content: UGC is the term used to describe any form of content such as video, blogs, discussion formposts, digital images, audio files, and other forms of media that was created by consumers or end-users of anonline system or service and is publically available to others consumers and end-user8.Trackbacks: Links in a blog post that refer readers back to cited sources. Trackbacks allow a blogger to see whichand how many other bloggers are referring to their content. A “trackback” field is supported by most blog softwareand while it’s not required to enter a trackback when citing another post, it’s considered good “netiquette” to doso.4
9.Long Tail: In this context, refers to an extremely large selection of content or products. The long tail is aphenomenon whereby firms can make money by offering a near-limitless selection.10.Blog roll: A list of a blogger’s favorite blogs. While not all blogs include blog rolls, those that do are often displayedon the right or left column of a blog’s main page.11.Mainstream media (MSM): refers to newspapers, magazines, televisions, and radios; distinctly different frominternet media blogs; coverage not as diverse, but more credible12.Blogosphere: term referring to the collective community of bloggers, as well as those who read and comment onblogs13.WYSIWYG: What you see is what you get. A phrase used to describe graphical editing tools, such as those found in awiki, page layout program, or other design tool.14.Rollback: The ability to revert a wiki page to a prior version. This is useful for restoring earlier work in the event of aposting error, inaccuracy, or vandalism.15.Wikimasters: Individuals often employed by organizations to review community content in order to deleteexcessive posts, move commentary to the best location, and edit as necessary.16.NPOV: An editorial style that is free of bias and opinion. Wikipedia norms dictate that all articles must be written inNPOV. Neutral point of view17.RSS: Rich Site Summary. A method for sending/broadcasting data to users who subscribe to a service's "RSS feed."Many Web sites and blogs forward headlines to users who subscribe to their "feed," making it easy to scanheadlines and click to access relevant news and information.18.Taxonomy/Folksonomy: (sometimes referred to as social tagging) are keyword-based classification systems createdby user communities as they generate and review content19.Mash-up: are combinations of two or more technologies or data feeds into a single, integrated tool20.Augmented Reality: Computer applications that overlay real-world images with computer-generated imagery anddata.21.Virtual World: A computer-generated environment where users present themselves in the form of an avatar, oranimated character.22.Avatar: An online identity expressed by an animated or cartoon figure.23.

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