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QUIZ 1.

EMPOWERMENT TECHNOLOGIES

I. Identification. Identify what is being described in the following statements.


Aggregator Convergent technologies Podcast
Assistive technology ICT Social media
Avatar Mobile media
Collaborative platform Online system

1. A downloadable video or audio file which can be verbal, based on a certain topic, or can include music,
video, and commentary.
2. The umbrella term for any communication device or application, encompassing: radio, television, cellular
phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and so on, as well as the various
services and applications associated with them.
3. Online versions of information systems, which is “the process of and tools for storing, managing, using,
and gathering of data and communications in an organization.
4. A two- or three-dimensional icon that represents a computer user or a gamer.
5. A website or Web application where headlines and other content are collected for easy viewing.
6. Media devices that were the primary source of portable media from which we could obtain information
and communicate with one another.
7. Computer-mediated tools that allow people or companies to create, share, or exchange information,
career interests, ideas, and pictures/videos in virtual communities and networks.
8. A category of business software that adds broad social networking capabilities to work processes.
9. A generic term used to refer to a group of software or hardware devices by which people with disabilities
can access computers.
10. A coming together of two or more disparate disciplines or technologies.

II. Matching Type. Match Column A with Column B.


A B
1. A short message of fewer than 160 characters sent from a cell phone. A. Blogging Site (Blog
2. Stands for malicious software. B. Flaming
3. Emphasize user- generated content, usability, and interoperability. C. Malware
4. The act of saying mean things online, usually in ALL CAPS, and often D. Mash-up
in a public forum with the intention to humiliate. E. Massively
5. The illegal act of sending emails or messages that appear to come from Multiplayer Online
authentic sources, but really come from spammers. Game
6. A remix or blend of multiple songs, videos, or other media content into F. P2P (Peer to Peer)
one product. Technology
7. Allows for sharing of mp3s, videos, and other digital files by G. Phishing
transferring information directly between two computers rather than H. SMS
by going through a central server. I. Web 2.0
8. A supposed third generation of Internet-based services that J. Web 3.0
collectively comprise what might be called ‘the intelligent Web’.
9. An online virtual world that multiple players navigate and play in
together.
10. A type of website usually updated by an individual or a group.

III. Essay. Answer the following questions briefly.


1. Give five (3) tips on how to be safe online. Explain each.
2. Do you agree or disagree on the statement “instead of promoting social behavior, social media
promotes disengagement, self-absorption, loneliness and sadness.”? Why?