Type
Crossword
Description

the process of backing up your e-mail messages. archiving
The media that car- ries or transports the message, such as the radio signal or the coaxial cable channel
sometimes referred to as the message thread, is the complete set of e-mail messages from the original message through all the responses. conversation
information to authenticate your identity when you log on to a Web site or an Internet service, such as a username and a pass- word. credentials
an address of a computer network connection that identifies the owner of the address. domain name
the default for- mat in Outlook, and it supports text formatting options such as multiple fonts, bold text, colored headings, graphics, and links to Web sites. HTML
word or string of characters that provides access to the service features. password
contain only text. Plain Text format
the rules that govern the transfer of data and ensure that information created by one system can be interpreted and read by another. protocols
enables you to apply text formats including fonts, paragraph alignment, bulleted lists, and hyperlinks. Rich Text Format
consists of text or graphics that you create so Outlook can automatically add it to the end of any outgoing messages. signature
unsolicited e-mail. spam
is a software application such as e-mail, text message, or an instant messaging program. user agent
is a name that identifies you when you log on to a Web site or an Internet service. username

Web Design Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

clickable text in a hyperlink Anchor
used to format the layout of webpages in conjunction with HTML cascading style sheets
area enclosed by the beginning and ending tags Container element
small piece of data kept and stored on websites cookie
name used in URL's to identify a particular webpage Domain
refers to using computer code to place something such as a video or song on a Website or blog Embed
any link that goes to a different domain external link
design for characters you type font
graphics interchange format, image file format commonly used for images on the web GIF
Joint photographic experts group, popular image file format jpeg
hypertext markup language, used to create webpages HTML
internet protocol address, numerical label assigned to each device connected IP Address
does not start on a new line and only takes up as much width as necessary inline element
adjusting the space between characters, placing two characters closer together than normal kerning
HTML object that allows you to jump to a new location when click or tap it link
number of pixels contained on a display monitor resolution
basic unit of programmable color on a computer display pixel
red, blue, green refers to a system for representing the colors used on a computer display RGB
a small line attached to the end of a stroke in a letter or symbol serif
computer program that lets a user enter, change, store, and usually print text text editor
document commonly written in HTML that is accessible through the Internet web page
a Web site that allows users to add and update content on the site using their own Web browser wiki

Technology Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A client software program that runs against a Web server or other Internet server and enables a user to navigate the World Wide Web (WWW) to access and display data. Browser
A part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication. Firewall
The combination of typeface and other qualities, such as size, pitch, and spacing. Font
A word or group of words that act as a way to cross reference to other documents or files on the computer. Link
A device that feeds data into a computer, such as a keyboard or mouse. Input
Any computer-generated information displayed on screen, printed on paper or in machine readable form, such as disk and tape. Output
Usually comprises the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply. Monitor
Sending an email, posting photos on a social media site and using your webcam. Upload
An error, flaw, failure, or fault in a computer program or system that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result or to behave in unintended ways. Bug
Usually consists of eight bits. Byte
The exclusive right, as recognized separately in each country, to publish and sell literary, artistic, or musical materials. Copyright
copy (data) from one computer system to another, typically over the Internet. Download
The collection of physical parts of a computer system. Hardware
A software system that links topics on the screen to related information and graphics, which are typically accessed by a point-and-click method. Hypertext
A measure of the amount of computational work that a computer system performs. Load

Digital Technology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

computer resources must be ready for use by authorized users when needed availability
keep information protected from unauthorized disclosure or viewing confidentiality
process of converting data into a secret code for transmission over a public network cryptography
separate two or more parts of a network to control data exchange between each other firewall
prevent data from being modified or tampered with integrity
rate at which a processor can complete a processing cycle clock speed
data sent to your computer by a Web server that records your actions on a certain Web site cookie
code made up of numbers separated by three dots that identifies a particular computer on the Internet IP address
computer network limited to a small area such as an office building, university, or even a residential home LAN
main circuit board of your computer and is also known as the mainboard or logic board motherboard
each motherboard has a collection of chips and controllers known as _____ chipset
external device that provides input and output for the computer (e.g. keyboard, mouse) peripheral
memory containing hardwired instructions that the computer uses when it boots up, before the system software loads ROM
protocol used for sending e-mail over the Internet using a set of commands that authenticate and direct the transfer of electronic mail SMTP
hardware or software that acts as a bridge between two networks so that data can be transferred between a number of computers gateway

Social Media Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

“ask me anything," which originated in a popular subreddit where users will use the term to prompt questions from other users. AMA
an image or username that represents a person online, most often within forums and social networks. Avatar
a free URL shortening service that provides statistics for the links users share online. Popularly used to condense long URLs to make them easier to share on social networks such as Twitter. Bitly
on social media refers to a short bit of explainer text that explains who the user is. Bio
created from two words: “web log.” Usually maintained by an individual or a business with regular entries of content on a specific topic, descriptions of events, or other resources such as graphics or video. Can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to one. Blog
marking something you found important, enjoyed, or want to continue reading later. The only difference online is that it's happening through websites using one of the various services available, such as Pocket, or right within your browser. Bookmarking
any kind of communication over the internet but traditionally refers to one to one communication through a text-based chat application, commonly referred to as instant messaging (IM) applications. Chat
clusters of a user's friends, colleagues, family, or connections on Google+. You get to choose who goes in which, and when you want to share content with only these individuals, you include that specific ____ in your post's sharing options. Circles
marketing or advertising material that employs a sensationalized headline to attract clicks. They rely heavily on the "curiosity gap" by creating just enough interest to provoke engagement. Clickbait
a response that is often provided as an answer or reaction to a blog post or message on a social network. Comment
The LinkedIn equivalent of a Facebook 'friend'. Because LinkedIn is a social networking site, the people you are connecting with are not necessarily people you are friends with, but rather professional contacts that you've met, heard speak, done business with, or know through another member. Connections
a popular online commerce site in which users sell a variety of goods and services to other users. The service has been credited for causing the reduction of classified advertising in newspapers across the United States. Craigslist
a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright. It provides free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work with the freedom the creator wants it to carry, so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination thereof. Creative Commons
the act of soliciting ideas or content from a group of people, typically in an online setting. Crowdsourcing
private conversations that occur on Twitter. Both parties must be following one another to send a message. DirectMessage
an electronic version of a book Ebook
Refers to an instance in which another LinkedIn user recognizes you for one of the skills you have listed on your profile. Endorsement
popular social media metric used to describe the amount of interaction - likes, shares, comments a piece of content receives. EngagementRate
social media platform founded by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004. The site connects people with friends, family, acquaintances, and businesses from all over the world and enables them to post, share, and engage with a variety of content such as photos and status updates. Facebook
Represented by the small star icon on Twitter, the action signals to the creator that you liked their content or post. Favorite
a social network for online picture sharing. The service allows users to store photos online and then share them with others through profiles, groups, sets, and other methods. Flickr
Also known as a message board, it is an online discussion site. It originated as the modern equivalent of a traditional bulletin board, and a technological evolution of the dial- up bulletin board system. Forums
In a social media setting, a person who subscribes to your account in order to receive your updates. Follower
the term used on Facebook to represent the connections you make and the people you follow. These are individuals you consider to be friendly enough with you to see your Facebook profile and engage with you. Friends
the directional coordinates that can be attached to a piece of content online. For example, Instagram users often use it to highlight the location in which their photo was taken. Geotag
acronym for Graphics Interchange Format. In social media, small- scale animations and film clips. GIF
a free web browser produced by Google that fully integrates with its online search system as well as its other applications. Chrome
a group of web-based office applications that includes tools for word processing, presentations, spreadsheet analysis, etc. All documents are stored and edited online and allow multiple people to collaborate on a document in real time GoogleDocuments
Google's social network. It serves as a platform for users to connect with friends, family, and professionals while enabling them to share photos, send messages, and engage with content. Google uses the "+1" to serve as the equivalent to a Like on Facebook or Instagram. Google+
someone's @username on Twitter. Handle
the large photo displayed at the top of your profile on Header
video service on Google+ that allows you to video chat with up to 10 Google+ users are a time. You can name these chats, watch YouTube videos during them, open a Google Doc with colleagues, and much more. Hangout
tag used on a variety of social networks as a way to annotate a message. Word or phrase used to categorize information and make it easily searchable for users. Hashtag
a photo sharing application that lets users take photos, apply filters to their images, and share the photos instantly on the Instagram network and other social networks like Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and Foursquare. The app is targeted toward mobile social sharing, and has gained more than 300 million users. Instagram
form of real- time, direct text- based communication between two or more people. More advanced instant messaging software clients also allow enhanced modes of communication, such as live voice or video calling. InstantMessaging
on Facebook or Instagram, instead of writing a comment or sharing a post, a user can click the button as a quick way to show approval. Like
Business oriented social networking site with over 380 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Founded in December 2002 and launched in May 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking. LinkedIn
the act of delivering content over the internet in real- time. This term was popularized in social media by apps such as Meerkat and Periscope. Livestreaming
a person who reads discussions on a message board, newsgroup, social network, or other interactive system, but rarely or never participates in the discussion. Lurker
Content that contains multiple types of media drawn from pre-existing sources to create a new work. Mashup
a thought, idea, joke, or concept that's widely shared online. It is typically an image with text above and below it, but can also come in video and link form. Meme
Twitter term used to describe an instance in which a user includes someone else's @username in their tweet to attribute a piece of content or start a discussion. Mention
a type of online advertising in which the ad copy and format adheres to the format of a regular post on the network it's being published on. The purpose is to make ads feel less like ads, and more like part of the conversation. NativeAdvertising
On Facebook, the homepage of users' accounts where they can see all the latest updates from their friends. Called Timeline on Twitter. News Feed
the practice of capitalizing on the popularity of a news story to amplify your sales and marketing success. Newsjacking
social online radio station that allows users to create stations based on their favorite artists and types of music. Pandora
social video app that allows users to broadcast live video from wherever they are. App users also have the ability to engage with others videos, browse live or recent broadcasts, and follow users to receive notifications. Periscope
an address or URL of a particular post within a blog or website that remains indefinitely unchanged. Permalink
a photo sharing social network that provides users with a platform for uploading, saving, and categorizing "pins" through collections called "boards." Boards are typically organized by theme, such as: Food & Drink, Women's Fashion, Gardening, etc. Users have the ability to "pin" and "repin" content that they like to their respective boards. Pinterest
a series of digital media files, usually audio, that are released episodically and often downloaded through an RSS feed. Podcast
acronym for pay per click- an online advertising model in which advertisers display ads on various websites or search engines and pay when a visitor clicks through. Bid- based PPC involves an auction in which advertisers compete with other advertisers by setting the max bid or highest amount they're willing to pay for each click. Each time a visitor triggers the ad spot, the auction process pans out to select which ad will be displayed. PPC

Computer Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Small circuit board that controls processing within a computer microprocessor
Physical parts of a computer Hardware
A program that contains instructions for a computer Software
Applications are also known as Apps
Consists of information Message
Refers to the method used to enter or transmit your message to a computer Input
Information or data retrieved or received from a computer Output
"Brain of the computer" CPU
Input/Output device that reads data from and writes data to a disK Diskdrive
Output device that displays text and graphics on a screen Monitor
Input device used for commands and navigation Mouse
Input device with an arrangement of letters, etc. Keyboard
First line of defense Password
An unauthorized user able to access and misuse information Hacker
A destructive program loaded onto a computer Virus
Defamation by written or printed words or pictures Libel
Defamation by oral utterance Slander
A program that allows users to view web pages and online information Browser
Sotware that has been written to detect, isolate, and destroy viruses Antivirusprogram
A web address URL
Any word, phrase, or picure that, when clicked, take the user to another location Hyperlink
Electronic mail Email
Playing video and sound in real time Streaming
Retrieving somehting fromt he internet and storing it on a disk drive Downloading
Using material antoher person has created and claims it as your own Plagiarism

Internet Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A form of malicious code that displays unsolicited advertising on your computer. Adware
A saved link to a website that you can click on rather than retyping the web address. Bookmark
A program that les you find, see, and hear material on web pages. Browser
A Friends a user interacts with online through various media such as instant message and chat. Buddies
A location online that allows multiple users to communicate electronically with each other in real time. Chatroom
A piece of information about your visit to a website that some websites record automatically on your computer. Cookie
People who willfully and repeatedly inflict harm through the medium of electronic text such as emails, blogs, or social network posts. Cyberbullies
To copy a file from one computer system to another via the internet. Download
Allows you to block certain types of content from being displayed. Filtering
A security system usually made up of hardware and software used to block hackers, viruses, and other malicious threats to your computer. Firewall
Participating in internet games which can be played individually or by multiple online users at the same time. Gaming
A tracking feature of Internet browsers that shows all the recent websites visited. History
The site that is the starting point on the web for a particular group or organization. Homepage
Private, real-time text conversation between two users (2 words). Instant Messaging
Stands for malicious sofware or code, that is designed to damage the computer or collect information. Malware
The act of parents tracking the websites or e-mail messages that a child visits or reads. Monitoring
Rules or manners for interacting courteously with others online. Netiquette
Specific features or software that allow parens to manage the online activities of children (2 words). Parental Controls
A secret word or number tha must be used to gain access to an online service. Password
A type of online fraud, where someone tries to trick the victime into revealing sensitive details. Phishing
Online communities where people share infomration about themselves (2 words). Social Media
Any unsolicited e-mail, or junk mail. Spam
A wide variety of software installed on people's computers, which collects information about you withour knolwedge or conesnt and sends it back to whoever wrote the program. Spyware
Browsing around various websites following a particular personal interest. Surfing
To send information from your computer to another computer. Upload
The name a suer selects to be identified on a computer, network, or in an online gaming forum. Username
A software program that typically arrives through email attachments and quickly exhausts the computer's memory. Virus

Internet Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Type of internet service that connects wirelessly through mobile phone services. 3G and 4G service
Device used to access the internet, computer, tablet, phone, or printer. Access device
Appears after the path, tells browser to load a specific part of the page usually begins with a #. Anchor
Maximum data transfer rate of a network or Internet connection. It measures how much data can be sent over a specific connection in a given amount of time. Bandwidth
Fast data transfer speeds, always connected and can transmit multiple signals simultaneously. Broadband service
A software application used to locate and display web pages. Browser
Usually identifies the organization in a URL. Domain name
(DNS) translated domain names into IP addresses. Domain server
Commercial transactions conducted electronically online. Ecommerce
Messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network. Email
Loads a specific page, separated by a /. File path
Acts as a host or network interface identification and location addressing. IP Address
Provides internet access, such as XFINITY. ISP
Device that enables a computer to transmit data, either hard wired or wireless, to the internet. Modem
Unit of data that is routed between an origin and destination. Packets
String of characters after the path, begins with a ? Parameters
Device that forwards data packets along networks. It is connected to at least two networks either LANs or WANs. Router
Most URLs begin with http or https. Scheme
A program that searches for and identifies items in a database that correspond to keywords or characters specified by the user, used especially for finding particular sites on the World Wide Web. Search engine
To work from home, making use of the internet, e-mail, and the telephone. Telecommuting

Technology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The opening page of a website. homepage
A computer language used to create web pages. HTML
A file format for compressing pictures JPEG
A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen. hyperlink
The ability to use technology to find, organize, and evaluate information. digitalliteracy
A group of networked computers that share a common address (.edu, .com). Domain
The process of converting data into code. encryption
A security system that protects a network. firewall
A way to narrow search results by using the operators AND, OR, & NOT. BooleanLogic
A temporary storage place for quick retrieval of frequently used data. cache
A small text file stored in a computer’s hard drive by a website. cookie
An organized collection of information that is searchable. database
To practice appropriate and responsible behavior when using technology digitalcitizenship
The text field in a web browser where an URL is displayed or typed. addressbar
The amount of data that can be sent through a connection at one time. bandwidth
To save the URL of a webpage for easy access in the future. bookmark
Instructions you input for a computer to follow. code
The action of writing CODE or instructions for the computer to follow. programming
An unit of memory (8 binary digits represent a character). byte
Central Processing Unit- The brain of the computer. cpu
A program that searches for items in a database or sites on the WWW. searchengine
Uniform Resource Locator- The address of a resource on the WWW. url
A program used to navigate the WWW. browser
The global system of interconnected computer networks that link billions of devices. internet
A set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources. network
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol- the set of rules for transferring files on the World Wide Web. http

E-Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What do you call a program that is sent to harm your computer virus
What is it called to break into another computer system hacking
What software can we use to protect out computer ---- virus? anti
I'm online and I meet someone my age in a chat room. Is it OK to give them my address or phone number? NO
In stead of using a photo of yourself, you should create an...? avatar
an email message sent to a large number of people without their consent, usually promoting a product or service spam
what is a computer program sent to gather information from your computer called? malware
What is a network security system used to stop unauthorised access called? firewall
what should you use to protect your user area? password
A password should included numbers, uppercase letters, symbols and ......... letters? lowercase
what is it called if people are nasty to you online? cyberbullying
Dont open ...... from people you dont know attachments
A term used to stop a computer reaching something on the internet, to stop a program running, or to stop someone from contacting you on a chat service. block
A program that can do things without the user of the computer having to give it instructions. Bot
A means of preventing certain types of material, keywords or anything you decide to block from reaching your computer. filter
An attempt to trick people into visiting malicious websites by sending emails or other messages which pretend to come from banks or online shops. phishing
a program that secretly monitors your actions. spyware
a person who posts inflammatory comments or messages in an online community such as a forum, chatroom, blog or on social networking sites. troll
when copying information or images off the internet you must check for what legal information? copyright
you need to check that the information you get off the web is R....... reliable

Internet Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A network of computers spanning the globe. The internet
A software program that enables you to view Web pages on your computer. internet browser
A site or area on the World Wide Web that is accessed by its own Internet address. website
The original starting page. home page
Tells you the name of the web page. title bar
Has commands for moving around the web page, printing, etc. menu bar
Shortcuts to commands. tool bar
Webpage address. If you want to go directly to a webpage, you will need to know the address. address bar
Using a search engine like Google to find the address. keyword search
A web site that helps you find the web address of another website. search engine