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Chapter 2

The Internet, the Web, and Electronic Commerce

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Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

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• Discuss the origins of the Internet and the Web • Describe how to access the Web using providers and browsers • Discuss Internet communications, including e-mail, instant messaging, social networking, blogs, microblogs, and wikis.

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FTP. • Evaluate the accuracy of information on the Web. • Describe Web utilities: Web-based applications. metasearch engines. All rights reserved. including B2C. 2-3 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. . and file transfer utilities. Internet security. including search engines. Inc. • Discuss electronic commerce. and filters. C2C. and specialized search engines. plug-ins. and security issues. B2B.Competencies (2 of 2) • Describe search tools.

• The Web provides an easy-to-use. Inc. the Internet moves idea and information. 2-4 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. .Introduction • The Internet is often referred to as the Information Superhighway because it connects millions of people across the globe. intuitive interface to connect to the Internet and is used by millions of people every day. All rights reserved. • Unlike a typical highway. • Competent end users need to be aware of the resources available on the Internet and the Web.

All rights reserved. . Inc.The Internet and the Web • Large network that connects smaller networks globally • The Internet was Launched in 1969 – National computer network – US funded project called ARPANET • World Wide Web or WWW was introduced in 1991 at CERN 2-5 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Common Internet Uses • Communicating – Exchange e-mail – Discussion Groups • Online shopping • Searching – Virtual Libraries • Entertainment • Education or e-learning 2-6 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved. . Inc.

Inc.Access • Common way to access the Internet is through a Commercial Internet Service Providers (ISP) – Regional Service Provider – Wireless service providers 2-7 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. . All rights reserved.

Browsers • Programs that provide access to Web resources • Allow you to surf the Internet • Three well-known browsers – – – – Mozilla Firefox Apple Safari Microsoft Internet Explorer Google Chrome • Address or location of the resource must be specified – URL 2-8 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved. Inc. .

URLs • Uniform Resource Locators – All URLs have at least two parts • Protocol • Domain name • Locates Web sites 2-9 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. . Inc. All rights reserved.

. All rights reserved. Inc.More on Browsers • Browsers interpret HTML commands – Hypertext Markup Language – Contained in a document • Display document as a Web page 2-10 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies.

All rights reserved. . Inc.Communication • Most popular Internet activity • Types of communication – Electronic Mail (E-Mail) – Instant Messaging – Social Networking 2-11 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Inc. All rights reserved.Spam • Junk and/or unwanted Email • Computer viruses or destructive programs are often attached to unsolicited email – CAN-SPAM Act • Spam blockers incorporate a myriad of approached to identify and control spam • Spam blockers are also referred to as: – Junk mail filters – Anti-spam programs Return 2-14 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. .

Inc. All rights reserved.What are you doing? – Twitter is a microblog • Wiki – a Web site specially designed to allow visitors to fill in missing information 2-17 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. and Wikis • Web logs or blogs –postings that are timestamped and arranged with the newest item first • Microblog – publishes short sentences – Answer the question . Microblogs. .Blogs.

Search Tools • • • • Search engines Metasearch engines Specialized search engines Content Evaluation 2-18 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. . Inc. All rights reserved.

.Electronic Commerce • Also known as e-commerce • Buying and selling of goods over the Internet – Business-to-consumer (B2C) – Consumer-to-consumer (C2C) • Web auctions – Business-to-business (B2B) 2-24 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. Inc. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved. . Inc.Business to Business • Involves the sale of a product or service from one business to another (B2B) • Primarily a manufacturer supplier relationship 2-25 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies.

. Inc. All rights reserved.Business to Consumer • Fastest growing type of e-commerce • Three most widely used B2C applications: – Online banking – Financial trading – Shopping Return 2-26 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Consumer to Consumer Web Auctions • Consumer-to-consumer e-commerce (C2C) • Similar to traditional auctions • Types – Auction house sites – Person-to-person auction sites 2-27 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. . Inc. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved. reliable.Security • Payment methods must be fast. and secure • Three basic options – Checks – Credit card – Digital cash 2-28 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. . Inc.

. All rights reserved. Inc.Web Utilities • Specialized utility programs that make using the internet & web safer and easier – – – – – Web-based applications Plug-Ins Filters FTP Internet Security Suites 2-29 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Inc.Plug-Ins Return 2-30 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. . All rights reserved.

.Filters Return 2-31 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. Inc. All rights reserved.

Internet Security Suites • Collection of utility programs designed to maintain your security and privacy while on the web – McAfee – Norton 2-32 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. Inc. . All rights reserved.

All rights reserved.Webmasters • Develop & maintain websites • Back-up of the company website.Careers In IT . . and development of new resources • Work with the marketing department to increase the site traffic flow 2-33 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. Inc. updating resources.

All rights reserved. .A Look to the Future Web-Accessible Refrigerators • “Smart” appliances in homes will have their own Web page • Refrigerators know what food they contain • Appliance could send an e-mail to the grocery store to restock • Downsides? 2-34 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. Inc.

Inc. All rights reserved. .Open-Ended Questions (Page 1 of 2) • Discuss the uses of the Internet. Which activities have you participated in? Which one do you think is the most popular? • Explain the differences between the three types of providers. • What are the basic elements of an e-mail message? 2-35 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies.

• Describe the different types of search engines.Open Ended Questions (Page 2 of 2) • What is social networking? Describe the three types of social networking sites. 2-36 Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. . Inc. All rights reserved. Give an example of the type of search each engine is best for.

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