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Communication on the Web. Chat or chatting. Interactive online communication Web sites Chat rooms Instant messaging Enables real-time conversations Example of chat programs Skype Facebook Chat Yahoo! Messenger Google Talk. Instant messaging. Form of chatting

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Communication on the web

Communication on the Web

Chat or chatting

Chat or chatting

  • Interactive online communication

    • Web sites

    • Chat rooms

    • Instant messaging

  • Enables real-time conversations

  • Example of chat programs

    • Skype

    • Facebook Chat

    • Yahoo! Messenger

    • Google Talk

Communication on the web

Instant messaging

  • Form of chatting

  • Both parties must use same program

  • Not secure or private

  • Several competing instant messaging services

    • Yahoo! Instant Messenger

    • AIM (AOL)

    • Windows Live Messenger

Communication on the web


  • Came from terms Web Log (diary)

  • Designed to be updated on regular basis

  • Viewers can post comments

Communication on the web


  • Free, real-time short messaging service (SMS)

  • Mini-blog (provide information about yourself or your group)

  • Sign up for contacts from selected members

  • Delivers messages (Tweets) to computers and/or handheld devices

  • Maximum of 140 characters per tweet

  • Efficient way to send message to many people at one time

Communication on the web


  • Website that allows users to add and update content

  • Use own Web browser

  • Wiki software runs on the web server

  • Anyone can edit (change) content

  • Wikipedia

    • Free encyclopedia

    • Often not accepted as valid source for research

Social network site

Social Network Site

  • Online service or site

  • Focuses on building networks (relationships)

  • Share common interests (politics, religion, etc.)

  • Stay in touch with people far away

  • Meet new people

  • Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn

Communication on the web


  • Social networking website

  • Originally designed for college students

  • Available to 13 or older

  • Create and customize their own profiles

    • Photos, video, information

  • A "wall" where friends can post comments

    • Wall is public-available to everyone

  • Privacy settings

    • Be careful when accepting friends

    • People are not always who they say they are

Communication on the web


  • Originally started as a website for bands

  • 14 or older

  • Create and customize your profile

  • Can “Send Message” (private) or “Post” (public)



  • Business-oriented

  • Exchange information, ideas and opportunities

  • Job search

  • Discover inside connections

  • Industry experts share advice

Cyber harassment

Cyber harassment

  • Use of technology (computer, cell phone) to harass

  • Cyber-bullying (usually children or teens)

  • Cyber harassment (usually adults)

  • Repeated, threatening, intimidating, stalking

  • Prevention

    • Save incriminating evidence

    • Report to parents, teacher, police, web site manager



  • Internet etiquette

  • Proper behavior while online

  • Appropriate and courteous

  • Pointers

1 exercise the golden rule

1. Exercise the Golden Rule.

  • Do unto others as you would have them do unto you!

  • If you wouldn’t speak to the person that way face to face, then don’t do it online.

2 remember everything you post online is public

2. Remember, everything you post online is public.

  • It doesn’t matter whether or not you delete the message or text.

  • Once it’s out, it’s traceable.

3 don t use all caps

3. Don’t use all caps.

  • This means that you are shouting!

4 speak kindly

4. Speak kindly.

  • It may look like a screen in front of you, but there’s another person on the receiving end.

5 don t post things when you re angry

5. Don’t post things when you’re angry.

  • Take time to clear your head.

  • Refrain from saying something you’ll regret later.

6 use different usernames and passwords

6. Use different usernames and passwords.

  • If someone gets your password, they’ll have access to everything.

  • Don’t use the same word for both username and password.

7 don t use inappropriate email addresses

7. Don’t use inappropriate email addresses.

  • You will use your email address for college and job applications.

  • Does your email address give a good impression?

  • may not be a good choice.

8 don t post pictures of yourself or others unless you want them to be seen by your parents etc

8. Don’t post pictures of yourself or others unless you want them to be seen by your parents, etc.

  • Be very selective of what you post.

  • Always have your parents review before you post.

  • If you are posting a picture with a friend in it, check with their parents before posting.

9 don t talk to strangers

9. Don’t talk to strangers.

  • Don’t reveal any confidential information (first or last name, age, school, birth date, phone number, address, etc.)

  • The person you are chatting with may be a phony!

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