Wikipedia ( or ) is a multilingual free online encyclopedia written and maintained by a community of volunteers through open collaboration and a wiki-based editing system.- Wikipedia
Global system of interconnected computer networks that uses the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to communicate between networks and devices.- Internet
The appearance of digital and open-source versions in the 21st century, such as Wikipedia, has vastly expanded the accessibility, authorship, readership, and variety of encyclopedia entries.- Encyclopedia
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Reference to data that the user can follow by clicking or tapping.
For example, in an online reference work such as Wikipedia, or Google, many words and terms in the text are hyperlinked to definitions of those terms.
Tim Berners-Lee saw the possibility of using hyperlinks to link any information to any other information over the Internet.
Work, such as a book or periodical , to which one can refer for information.
Reference works include encyclopedias, almanacs, atlases, bibliographies, biographical sources, catalogs such as library catalogs and art catalogs, concordances, dictionaries, directories such as business directories and telephone directories, discographies, filmographies, gazetteers, glossaries, handbooks, indices such as bibliographic indices and citation indices, manuals, research guides, thesauruses, and yearbooks.
Many reference works are available in electronic form and can be obtained as reference software, CD-ROMs, DVDs, or online through the Internet.
Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia, is both the largest and the most-read reference work in history.
Process of two or more people, entities or organizations working together to complete a task or achieve a goal.
Websites and software facilitate musical collaboration over the Internet, resulting in the emergence of online bands.
Examples of products created by means of commons-based peer production include Linux, a computer operating system; Slashdot, a news and announcements website; Kuro5hin, a discussion site for technology and culture; Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia; and Clickworkers, a collaborative scientific work.
World's dominant software platform.
It is an information space where documents and other web resources can be accessed through the Internet using a web browser.
Notable examples are wikipedia.org, google.com, and amazon.com.
Hypertext publication collaboratively edited and managed by its own audience directly.
The online encyclopedia project, Wikipedia, is the most popular wiki-based website, and is one of the most widely viewed sites in the world, having been ranked in the top twenty since 2007.
All that people require to contribute is a computer, Internet access, a web browser, and a basic understanding of a simple markup language (e.g. MediaWiki markup language).
Internet access is the ability of individuals and organizations to connect to the Internet using computer terminals, computers, and other devices; and to access services such as email and the World Wide Web.
Internet services like Facebook, Wikipedia and Google have built special programs to partner with mobile network operators (MNO) to introduce zero-rating the cost for their data volumes as a means to provide their service more broadly into developing markets.
Social media are interactive digital channels that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, interests, and other forms of expression through virtual communities and networks.
1) Social media are interactive Web 2.0 Internet-based applications.
Collaborative projects (ex. Wikipedia, Mozilla)
The mobile web refers to mobile browser-based World Wide Web services accessed from handheld mobile devices, such as smartphones or feature phones, through a mobile or other wireless network.
Web designers may work separately on such pages, or pages may be automatically converted, as in Mobile Wikipedia.
Mobile Internet refers to Internet access and mainly usage of Internet using a cellular telephone service provider or mobile wireless network.
Standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser.
In 1989, Berners-Lee wrote a memo proposing an Internet-based hypertext system.
In his personal notes from 1990 he listed "some of the many areas in which hypertext is used" and put an encyclopedia first.
Worldwide distributed discussion system available on computers.
In the early 1990s, shortly before access to the Internet became commonly affordable, Usenet connections via Fidonet's dial-up BBS networks made long-distance or worldwide discussions and other communication widespread, not needing a server, just (local) telephone service.