Definition Of Cyber Etiquette

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Definition Of Cyber Etiquette

The appropriately-named concept of Cyber Etiquette is quite simply the range of manners applied to the Internet and the use of technology in everyday situations. This includes uses of technology in public places, such as meetings or business lunches.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The message is very important.

    • B. 

      Nothing special; typing in all caps is normal.

    • C. 

      It means you are shouting.

  • 2. 
    What is a flame?
    • A. 

      An online chain letter

    • B. 

      A person who consistently breaks the rules

    • C. 

      A post or email that criticizes or insults others

  • 3. 
    Why might online users who comment anonymously on a blogpost feel bold enough to include mean things in their comments?
    • A. 

      They can make more friends if they say mean things.

    • B. 

      They can include mean things and not worry about retaliation.

    • C. 

      They can impress older smarter online users with their comments.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements is essential for a successful online discussion forum?
    • A. 

      Read everything in the discussion thread before replying to avoid repeating an idea someone has already contributed.

    • B. 

      Be direct and clear not to confuse other participants.

    • C. 

      Respect others' opinions even if you do not agree with them.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    What can you infer about the rule of asking permission before posting something like a photo of your friends online?
    • A. 

      If you take a photograph, it is yours to do as you please online.

    • B. 

      It’s illegal to post pictures online without permission from people in the pictures.

    • C. 

      You should always avoid posting pictures on the Internet.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Benefit from the commodity and have fun.

    • B. 

      Never forget that you are addressing real people with real feelings and egos.

    • C. 

      Make sure you edit all your messages to avoid spelling mistakes or abbreviations.

  • 7. 
    Email messages should be:
    • A. 

      Short and to the point

    • B. 

      Long and full of details

    • C. 

      Sent without a subject line

  • 8. 
    If you want to use material from the Internet, you should:
    • A. 

      Use it if it is for an educational purpose

    • B. 

      Never use the information

    • C. 

      Ask permission from the author or at least cite the source

  • 9. 
    When dealing with strangers, online users should:
    • A. 

      Give personal information freely

    • B. 

      Be very cautious about giving personal information

    • C. 

      Not tell anyone about people they meet online

  • 10. 
    The most courteous way to send the same email to a number of people is:
    • A. 

      To use a distribution list in the TO: field

    • B. 

      To send it to one person at a time

    • C. 

      To use BCC to preserve privacy