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									New Media Terminology
  1. Terminology Rapid Fire
  2. Web 2.0
         o Web-based communities and hosted services, such as social-networking
             sites, wikis, blogs, and folksonomies
  3. Convergence
         o Convergence in the context of media refers to the technology driven
             unification of different media channels.
         o Affects 3 levels
                  Content Creation
                  Content Distribution
                  Content Consumption
  4. Blog
         o A frequently updated journal or diary usually, often hosted by a third
  5. Wiki, Crowdsourcing
         o Wiki: This is a website that includes the collaboration of work from many
             different authors. A wiki site allows anyone to edit, delete, or modify the
             content on the web. (The first wiki creator named the site after a chain of
             buses in Hawaii; Wiki means "quick" in Hawaiian)
         o Crowdsourcing: A subset of grassroots journalism. A process in which
             readers submit individual reports that are collected into a larger dataset for
             use in reporting a story. Examples include damage reports in earthquakes
             as well as watchdog efforts to track various elected officials' stands on an
             issue. Also known as "distributed news reporting.
  6. RSS, E-mail Newsletters
         o RSS: A method for syndicating website content to another website or
             online application, such as a news reader. RSS has been described as
             standing for "rich site summary" or "really simple
             syndication." It is a text file, marked up in XML, that includes
             formatted headlines, summaries and URLs for articles, blog entries or
             discussion topics on a website.
         o E-mail Newsletter: A newsletter is a regularly distributed publication
             generally about one main topic that is of interest to its subscribers.
  7. Newsletter
  8. Social Networking
         o Services which allow the members to connect with each other for sharing,
             collaborating and networking
  9. Do you recognize?
  10. Social Bookmarking
         o The ability to save and categorize a personal collection of bookmarks and
             share them with others. Users may also take bookmarks saved by others
             and add them to their own collection, as well as to subscribe to the lists of
  11. Have you seen these icons?
  12. Social Sharing
       o    Websites or software where a user can distribute their photos, videos, text
13. Podcasting
       o Podcasting is the method of distributing multimedia files, such as audio or
            video programs, over the Internet using syndication feeds, for playback on
            mobile devices and personal computers. The term, coined in 2004, is a
            blend of the terms "iPod", a popular portable audio device,
            and "broadcasting." The term podcast, like 'radio', can mean
            both the content and the method of delivery
14. Mashup
       o A mashup is a website or application that combines content from more
            than one source into an integrated experience
15. NewsGlobe
16. Visits, Page Views, Hits
       o Visits: Commonly refered to as a User Session. Its all the activity
            performed by one user on a web site. By default, this session is terminated
            when a user is inactive for more than 30 minutes.
       o Page Views: Also called Page Impressions. Unlike Hits, page views are
            recorded when the page is actually seen by the user.
       o Hits: Records each element of a requested page (including graphics, text,
            and interactive items). Home Page The main point of entry or a main page
            of a Web site.
       o CPM: Cost per thousand impressions (M being the Roman numeral for
            1,000). In advertising, the rate than an advertiser will pay a publisher to
            have his ad displayed on 1,000 page views. Or, the revenue from
            advertising that a publisher will receive for every 1,000 page views
       o PPC: Pay per click. An advertising system, such as Google's
            AdWords/AdSense, where advertisers pay publishers each time a reader
            clicks on their ads, and only when the ads are clicked on.
       o Click through rate (CTR): Generally expressed as a percentage, this is the
            number of times your ad is clicked on compared to the number of times
            your ad is shown. For example if your ad is shown 100 times and out of
            those 100 times, 20 people click on your ad, then the CTR is 20%.
18. Adsense
       o Google’s marketing program which allows website owners to generate
            income from displaying relevant Google ads on their websites. AdSense
            matches the content of the website to ads within their AdWords program
            and displays the relevant ads on the website. When these ads are relevant
            and clicked on then website owners will generate income from Google.
19. Adwords
       o Google’s paid search marketing program. The program allows you to
            create your ad to display on the Google search network through paid
            placement and helps you target your audience through the use of
            keywords. This is also an effective tool to monitor and measure the
           performance of your advertisements and provides the flexibility to amend
           your advertisements at any time.
20. SEO
       o    Search Engine Optimization seeks to increase a site’s visibility in search
            engines and enhance its value to visitors through topical page design,
            consistent HTML tagging, and focusing content on core keywords.
21. Affiliate Marketing
        o Affiliate marketing is revenue sharing advertising between two websites.
            The affiliate website will display an online advertisement of another
            website. Internet traffic from the affiliate site will be driven to the other
            website. The affiliate is compensated for displaying the advertisement.
            GlobalTestMarket offers impressive affiliate marketing opportunities.
22. Short Code, Long Code
        o Short Code: Short codes, also known as short numbers are special
            telephone numbers, significantly shorter than full telephone numbers,
            which can also be used to address SMS and MMS messages from mobile
        o Long Code: Long number or long code (e.g. 76248005), is a reception
            mechanism used by businesses to receive SMS messages and voice calls.
23. Pull, Push SMS
        o Pull: The ability to request services (e.g. news, ringtones or games) from a
            mobile by sending a preset SMS code to a predetermined number. The
            service requested is sent back to the handset via SMS.
        o Push: Information messages sent by a party with or without the consent of
            a receiver.
24. Whiz Kids
        o Facebook, MySpace
        o Flickr
        o YouTube
        o Wikipedia
        o Twitter
        o iTunes
        o Maps

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