Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Usenet: A search service which is focused on a particular field, a particular type of information, or a particular information format.


Business / Internet Marketing / Flame: An intentionally crude or abusive email message or usenet post. Rule: Don't do it. Ever. Not only is it bad etiquette, you leave a trail. MORE


Technology / Computers / Spam: This is to transmit unwanted messages, usually over email, to a great many people. MORE

Search Engine

Technology / Computers / Search Engine: This is the working part of a database or application. MORE

Bulletin Board System (BBS)

Business / Internet Marketing / Bulletin Board System (BBS): Software that enables users to log into email, usenet and chat groups via modem. MORE


Technology / Computers / Newsgroup: An online discussion community found on the USENET system. These groups cover thousands of different topics of information and are offered free of charge. MORE

Internet Service Provider (ISP)

Technology / Computers / Internet Service Provider (ISP): A company that provides access to the Internet. For a monthly fee, the service provider gives you a software package, username, password and access phone number. Equipped with a modem, you can then lo MORE