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Crossword
Description

2 Something now mainly handled on the internet. Finance
4 Site that keeps you more in touch with people. Facebook
4 Non traditional way of dating Online dating
5 Place where many people are doing their work. Home
5 Surprisingly Eco Friendly use of the internet. Video Conferences
5 Site where you can easily sell items online. E-Bay
6 Program designed to educate poverty stricken countries such as Africa. One Child One Laptop
7 What type of imformation is now available online. Personal
8 The internet is the largest ____ of all Library
9 Participating in chat rooms can make you more ____. Open minded
11 The internet gives ______ an open forum to freely express themselves. Other Subcultures
12 People cannot be judged by ____ on the internet only on the quality of their contributions. race
13 ____ can take place on a global level online. Petitioning

Social Media Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Created in 2004, this social network has over 1 billion users. This website is blocked in china however that doesn't stop people using it there Facebook
Reconised by its yellow ghost, this network allows users to share photos to friends and family. But watch out! they only last for 10 seconds Snapchat
bird Twitter
When bought by Facebook in 2010, this network only have 13 employees, however now is used globally Instagram
3.2 billion people use this globally. Without it, social media wouldn't be around toaday Internet
Found in Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, this symbol is used to categories different posts. Hashtag
an image, video, piece of text, etc that is copied and spread rapidly by Internet users for amusement Meme
One of the most popular dating sights globally, this network recently lost many users due to its new age limit policy (18+) Tinder
A virtual representation of an individual, online and is commonly used for profile pics. This word also means incarnation in Sanskrit Avatar
Originally used for a short description of a user, however now holds many other purposes such as holding quotes. bio
Done by pretty much many social media user, it is when an individual looks scroll through another individuals account for extended periods of time Creep
Alters a photo Filter
Small images used to describe different situations. It is the internets way of showing emotion Emojis
7 seconds is all you have! Vine
Known as the virtual scrapbook, this is used to create specific boards filled with DIY's and photos Pinterest
a musical track comprising different songs Mashup
A photo of ones self Seflie
A form of blogging; were people upload videos to youtube vlog
Blue and white, allows you to video call friends skype
Created in February 2007, this is one of the biggest forms of social media in todays society Tumblr

Social Media Terms Crossword

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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

E-Safety Crossword

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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

Digital Citizenship crossword

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Crossword
Description

bullying through the internet Cyberbullying
An email from a fake bank is an example of what? Sceme
Thinking something is one thing when its not Scam
acts as a lock for online accounts password
what you leave behind on the internet digital footprint
rules you have to follow Policy
Steps you need to follow Procedures
Unnecessary issues that are usually over exaggerated Drama
Social networking digital media
Share to much information oversharring
when people track information to steal stuff from you tracking
interacting with other people communication
instantly communicating instant messaging
A profile character avatar
gaming online videogames

History of the Internet Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Charley Kline sent the first _______________________ on ARPANET. packets
________________________first proposed the idea of a global network in 1962. Licklider
What letters stand for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ? DARPA
In 1969, _______________________was brought online under the guidance of ARPA ARPANET
The system ____________________ when Kline reached the letter G in LOGIN crashed
Early internet users were computer experts, engineers, scientists and _____________. librarians
________________________________adapted email for the internet. Tomlinson
The @ sign links the username and _____________________. address
In the late 1960s and 1970s _________________began automating and networking their catalogs. libraries
As commands became standardized , it became easier for ____________people to use the internet. nontechnical
At McGill University this software would periodically reach out to all known openly available sites. Archie
Created in 1991 this simple menu system to accessed files and information on campus at the University of Minnesota Gopher
__________________________________ participate in the World Wide Web Consortium to promote and devolop standards for the Web BernersLee
Microsoft's Web browser InternetExplorer
A place were you can connect to the internet when you are away from home or office. hotspot

Digital Literacy Crossword

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Crossword
Description

electronic devices and media platforms such as computers, cell phones, video, the Internet, and video games that allow users to create, communicate, and interact with one another or with the device or application itself digital media
a figure of speech in which a comparison is made between two different things using the word like or as simile
navigating the digital world safely, responsibly, and ethically digital citizenship
a representation of someone or something, such as a photograph or drawing; the way someone or something is perceived by others image
a rule that is unfairly applied to different people or groups of people double standard
a set of principles and morals governing people’s behavior, including honesty and respect toward others ethics
a set of principles and morals governing people’s behavior as it relates to the Internet and digital devices online ethics
to depict yourself to others as being a certain way or having particular characteristics represent
an image and personality that you show to others persona
a graphic image that represents a person online avatar
without a name or other information that identifies who you are anonymous
the effect of something that happened earlier consequence
all of the information about a person that can be found online digital footprint
to let in or to be given entrance admission
someone seeking entrance to a school or placement in a job, usually competing with others for the position candidate
the general impression of a person held by others and the public reputation
to continue and endure persist
different factors that surround a piece of information that help determine its meaning context
a person or company other than you and the owner of the website you visit third party
choices a website might give you about what it does with your information privacy options
when companies collect information about you based on your online behavior track
when companies tailor content to you based on the information they have collected about you target
common categories of the population, such as age, gender, and race demographic
data files that are stored on your computer when you visit certain sites, often used by companies to identify repeat customers and personalize visitors’ experiences cookies
knowledge collected from many people towards a common goal collective intelligence
a website created by a group that allows all users in a group to add or edit content wiki
the ability to use a small amount of someone’s creative work without permission, but only in certain ways fair use
a use in connection with a business, usually for profit commercial purposes
a law that protects a creator’s ownership of and control over the work he or she creates, requiring other people to get the creator’s permission before they copy, share, or perform that work copyright
creative work that’s not protected by copyright and is therefore free for one to use however one wants public domain
an idea –whether a phrase, expression, image, or video – that gains widespread recognition online viral: the rapid spread of information, particularly meme
the view or outlook of someone, based on their thoughts, feelings, experiences, and background perspective
a person who is the object of an intentional action target
a person who intentionally commits acts to hurt or damage someone offender
a person who passively stands by and observes without getting involved bystander
a person who supports and stands up for someone else upstander
to increase or make more intense escalate
to decrease or make less intense de-escalate

Social media(Abbreviation,Acronym and Emoji) Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A message on a social network site saying how you are or what you are doing. status
A website where people report or discuss news about a subject, or themselves. blog
A social networking site that has eight alphabets. facebook
Connected to the internet or a computer system. online
A small computer for one person; some run on battery so they can be carried around. PC
Publish or "post" a message using the social networking service twitter. Tweet
A set of page on the internet with information about a subject or organisation. Website
An international information network that links computers. Internet
Antonym of a happy Emoji sad
The most downloaded App(application) in South Africa. WhatsApp

Internet Safety Crossword

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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

Cyber Security Crossword

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Crossword
Description

any software program in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running. Adware
designed to detect and destroy computer viruses. Antivirus
an attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system. Attack
a method, often secret, of bypassing normal authentication in a product back door
refers to the process of making copies of data or data files to use in the event the original data or data files are lost or destroyed. backup
refers to the process of making copies of data or data files to use in the event the original data or data files are lost or destroyed. Blended threat
are similar to worms and Trojans, but earn their unique name by performing a wide variety of automated tasks on behalf of their master (the cybercriminals) who are often safely located somewhere far across the Internet. bots
are small files that Web sites put on your computer hard disk drive when you first visit cookie
body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access cyber security
made possible by using algorithms to create complex codes out of simple data, effectively making it more difficult for cyberthieves to gain access to the information encryption
a network security system, either hardware- or software-based, that controls incoming and outgoing network traffic based on a set of rules. firewall
someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network. hacker
global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite internet
a local or restricted communications network, especially a private network created using World Wide Web software. intranet
used to describe any code in any part of a software system or script that is intended to cause undesired effects, security breaches or damage to a system. malicious code
the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company. phishing
software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive. spyware
any malicious computer program which is used to hack into a computer by misleading users of its true intent trojan horse
a piece of code that is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data virus
a standalone malware computer program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. worm

Social Media Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Abbreviation for the "Internet of Things" IoT
Method of Social Media that sounds like a bird's song Tweet
Telecommunications application software, specialises in providing video chat and voice calls between electronic devices via the Internet and to regular telephones. Skype
An online social media and social networking service founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg and others Facebook
A commonly used applications which allow users to send messages (called tweets) twitter
Launched in 2010 this online pinboard is mostly for collecting visual pieces of multimedia (mostly images) pinterest
If you've got a photo to share, this is the easiest and most fun place to post it. It's like Facebook, just without all the words. Instagram
A discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries blog
Someone who produces a personal web log, in which they journal about their day or a topic. blogger
video-sharing website created by three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—in February 2005. youtube
What is the name of the symbol that precedes a word or phrase used on social media websites and applications, especially Twitter, to identify messages on a specific topic hashtag
We use to do this with letters now we use the term for when we upload to the internet post