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allowed computer accessed information to link to other computers HTML: written code to create web pages; language that all computers can read (even if it’s a Windows or Mac) Web Browsers: software to help navigate the Web; brought the Web to Mass audiences; first browser Mosaic and then Netscape - - allowed internet to transmit sounds and images and videos Internet Service Providers: one of the first ways businesses got involved with the internet; AOL and Time Warner - - connected home users to the Web through dial-up o Broadband: not dial-up; much faster Directories: people review and catalogue websites Search Engines: searching the entire web for key words; searching a catalogue for a certain topic; Google: search ranked on the popularity of the site The second generation of the internet: Web 2.0 Digital Communication: digital technology is transmitted by electrical signals by binary code Instant Messaging: send or receive real-time computer messaging; foreshadows social networking sites; text messaging has now surpassed IM Blogs: articles and posts like a journal including audience commentary and links to other sites Wiki Websites: quick and anyone can edit or contribute to them; Wikipedia
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Chapter 2 Social Media Sites: Facebook, Myspace, LinkedIn Web 3.0: internet a place for convergence; where television shows, music, radio, news, magazines, books and movies are created, distributed, and presented together o Web 3.0 is the semantic web; places the basic information of the Web into meaningful categories Online gaming: form of mass media Massively multiplayer online role-playing games use avatars for playing online
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