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ADSL

/ˌeɪdˌiːˌɛsˈɛl/
noun
a method of connecting to the internet using a phone line that allows you to use that phone line at the same time

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broadband

broadband

/ˈbɹɔdˌbænd/
noun
a system of Internet connection that allows users to share information simultaneously

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bandwidth

bandwidth

/ˈbændwɪdθ/
noun
(computing) the maximum rate of data transfer of an electronic communications system

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IP address

IP address

/ˌaɪpˈiː ɐdɹˈɛs/
noun
(computing) a set of numbers separated by dots that a computer with an active internet connection is identified with

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carrier

carrier

/ˈkæɹiɝ/, /ˈkɛɹiɝ/
noun
a telecommunications firm that provides a cellular or internet service
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There is strong agreement that genes, the carriers of inherited traits, play a role in autism.

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cellular

cellular

/ˈsɛɫjəɫɝ/
adjective
related to a telephone system that uses radio stations for communication

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access provider

access provider

/ˈæksɛs pɹəvˈaɪdɚ/
noun
a company that provides customers with internet access

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cc

cc

/ˌsiˈsi/
noun
used on a business letter or email indicating that a copy is being sent to the person mentioned

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CMC

CMC

/sˌiːˌɛmsˈiː/
noun
communication by means of email, instant messaging, social media, etc.

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cookie

cookie

/ˈkʊki/
noun
(computing) data that a web server sends to a browser and receives if the user visits the website again, used for identifying or tracking the user's activities

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clickstream

clickstream

/klˈɪkstɹiːm/
noun
the chronological order by which a user clicks on the hyperlinks in a given website

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cybernaut

cybernaut

/sˈaɪbɚnˌɔːt/
noun
a person who is actively engaged in online communities and uses the internet a lot

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handle

handle

/ˈhændəɫ/
noun
someone's username on an online forum or social media platform
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A post with handles for the rider to hold is attached to the front of the platform.

My hand moved towards the handle.

Narrow streets in old cities are often unable to handle today's increased traffic.

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directory

directory

/daɪˈɹɛktɝi/, /dɝˈɛktɝi/, /diˈɹɛktɝi/, /dɪˈɹɛktɝi/
noun
(computing) an area on a computer containing files that are necessary for keeping the computer organized

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domain

domain

/doʊˈmeɪn/
noun
the last characters of a website's address such as '.com', '.org', etc.
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They are used to their rooms being their exclusive domains.

Each Eternal has watched civilizations burgeon and die from their domain of Olympia.

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hotspot

hotspot

/ˈhɑtˌspɑt/
noun
a public place where a wireless internet connection is made available

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extension

extension

/ɪkˈstɛnʃən/
noun
a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename

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feed

feed

/ˈfid/
noun
a feature on a website that enables the users to be notified of the updated information without logging on the website

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to get through

to get through

/ɡɛt θɹˈuː/
verb
be in or establish communication with

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hotline

hotline

/ˈhɑtˌɫaɪn/
noun
a direct phone line for emergency calls or calls between heads of governments

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cold-calling

cold-calling

/kˈoʊldkˈɔːlɪŋ/
noun
the practice of making an unexpected phone call or visiting someone in person in order to sell them goods or services

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hypertext

hypertext

/ˈhaɪpɝˌtɛkst/
noun
a database format that contains links by which one can access related information on a display directly from that display

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internet of things

internet of things

/ˈɪntɚnˌɛt ʌv θˈɪŋz/
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the connection and exchange of data between everyday objects over the Internet

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landing page

landing page

/lˈændɪŋ pˈeɪdʒ/
noun
(computing) the first webpage that appears in response to a click on a link

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thread

thread

/ˈθɹɛd/
noun
a sequence of linked messages on social media, email, etc.
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And going through the thread where people are leaving comments, one person made a very good point.

Go out and read Twitter threads from various other deaf people.

And it's funny because I made a tweet thread about it - follow me on Twitter.

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to ping

to ping

/ˈpɪŋ/
verb
to send a signal to a computer and wait for a reply as a way to test the connection

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to put through

to put through

/pˌʊt θɹˈuː/
verb
to connect a caller to the person to whom they want to speak

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newswire

newswire

/ˈnuzˌwaɪɹ/
noun
a type of service that gives subscribers the latest news through the internet or satellite

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to reach

to reach

/ˈɹitʃ/
verb
to manage to contact someone by phone or radio

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to spoof

to spoof

/ˈspuf/
verb
(computing) to send an email or spam to someone pretending to be someone else by forging their address

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troll

troll

/ˈtɹoʊɫ/
noun
(computing) someone who posts hostile, irrelevant, or offensive comments on a website or social media to annoy others
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Now, a couple of people have asked me, "Well, what about troll comments?

I think it was just telling people to stop trolling with jokes and commentary in videos.

Don't troll in the captions.

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to spam

to spam

/ˈspæm/
verb
to send an unwanted advertisement or message online, usually to a lot of people
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One of the main cons is the spam and the trolling, the back commentary.

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to bounce

to bounce

/ˈbaʊns/
verb
(of an email) to fail to reach the destination and be sent back to the sender

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