only the message can be transmitted, we also called it instant messaging. But now the e-mail system is based on store-and-forward model, it means that the e-mail servers accept, forward, deliver, and store the messages. An Internet email message consists of three components, the message envelope, the message header, and the message body. The message header contains control information, including, minimally, an originator's email address and one or more recipient addresses. Usually descriptive information is also added, such as a subject header field and a message submission date/time stamp. Source: - changed/ 7
CBFC1103 3.2 Videoconferencing In earlier time, we are unable to communicate with the people at other areas through the face-to-face method, cause it needs both together at the same time. But a new technology called videoconferencing solves this problem. Videoconferencing is the conduct of a videoconference (also known as a video conference or video teleconference) by a set of telecommunication technologies which allow people in separate locations to communicate by simultaneous two-way video and audio transmissions. At its simplest, videoconferencing provides transmission of static images and text between two locations. It has also been called 'visual collaboration' and is a type of groupware. Source: 3.3 Social software Nowadays, everybody is engage in the social apps (also known as social applications) in their smartphones. With the enhancement of smartphone, this method of communication had almost replaced the traditional face-to-face communication. Social apps, also known as Web 2.0 applications or social software, include communication tools and interactive tools often based on the Internet. With the social software, we can handle the capturing, storing, and presentation of communication, usually written but now had increasingly including audio and video as well. The social software handle mediated interactions between a pair or group of users. We focus on establishing and maintaining a connection among users, facilitating the mechanics of 8
CBFC1103 conversation and talk. There are various types of social software, such as Facebook, WeChat, Line, WhatsApp, etc. Source: - others-in-mobile-commerce/15100 3.4 Texting Another method we are still using today is the text messaging. Text messaging, also known as texting, is referring to the act of composing and sending electronic messages between two or more mobile phones, or fixed or portable devices over a phone network. There are two types of text messaging, which are Short Message Service (SMS) and multimedia messages (MMS) which containing images, video, and sound content, as well as ideograms known as emoji. The service itself has different colloquialisms depending on the region.
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