Answer: Netiquette is internet protocol. It comes from the combination of network and etiquette. Therefore, netiquette is the social code of the internet because the internet is a network and etiquette is a social code. Top
Answer: Netiquettes are the various social codes of internet etiquette. Each site has its own netiquette. Netiquettes are the multiple social codes of the internet. Top
Answer: Netiquette is a term made popular by this site, NetworkEtiquette.net. It existed prior to the creation of this site, but was not defined. I, David Chiles, created the definition of netiquette for this site that is the most widely used definition in the world. Its use began on list serve networks.
The netiquette rules contained in this site are based on my own internet experience and education. No one helped or advised me. Top
Answer: Netiquette is a form of digital etiquette because it is derrived from the words network and etiquette. Since a network is a group of computers that can communicate it is digital.
Netiquette includes all forms of network communication, not just internet communication. Since, cell phones are network computers they have been included in the WiFi, wireless, section of this site. Top
Answer: No, the rules of netiquette on this site are not designed to be legally binding in any way, shape, form, or fashion. Netiquette is social not legal. It is good netiquette to follow the law.
Furthermore, many legal jurisdictions have laws that overlap the rules of netiquette contained in this site. However, I have not consulted any law making bodies or lawyers about the rules of netiquette contained in this site.
The laws regarding the internet and its use are based on the jurisdiction that governs your actions. I do not claim to have any knowledge of the laws of any specific jurisdiction you may reside in.
Furthermore, my rules of netiquette are not binding in any way, everything is situational. This means that you are free to disagree with me or my rules for any reason, it is your perogative. Top
Netiquette Rule: Spell check and proofread your messages because grammar errors diminish the credibility of the message.
Answer: Spell check messages with a software program and proofread messages by rereading them before sending them through or uploading them to, the internet.
Using a spell check program is not complicated, it's good netiquette. Spell checking a message before you send it into cyberspace (internet) is good netiquette because everyone makes spelling and grammar mistakes. All humans make mistakes when they are composing documents. Making mistakes is natural. The purpose of spell check software programs is to check your spelling.
Using a spell check program is the first step in the proofreading process because it is an automated step that can be done before you read the message for clarity and double check for quality. Reading a message for clarity is required because spell check programs only identify misspelled words, not misued ones. Double checking for quality means asking yourself if your intended audience will appreciate the message. Top
Netiquette Rule: Using all caps means you are a Troll. Do not use all capital letter words on social networks, in e-mail messages, on discussion board chats, or through any form of personal internet communication.
Answer: A troll is someone who causes trouble on the internet. There are many ways to get this label. The most common way is to post comments that are personal attacks or use all caps inappropriately. Top
Question: Whether telling the truth benefits you online?
Answer: Those who access your profile know your status. The average person on the street may never know the information a cyber friend knows because the network provides the information to users. Top
Netiquette Rule: Use good netiquette and be yourself online because it's the right thing to do. Cyberspace is bigger than you and disrespecting the cybersphere ruins the domain and your reputation.
Answer: Doing rude or disruptive things online that you would not do in reality is trolling. Rude and disruptive things are not socially acceptable in reality or on the internet. Top
Netiquette Rule: Netiquette, network etiquette, which civilizes the cybersphere, is the social code of the internet because the internet is a network and etiquette is a social code.
Answer: It is bad netiquette to flame others or respond to flames because they are personal insults that amount to bad data. Top
Netiquette Rule: Spam is unwanted communication from someone on the internet without their permission.
Answer: Unwanted email messages, pop-up links, and instant messages are spam. Advertising emails with links track user data without permission. Pop-up links are a form of advertising that open a new browser window with an advertisement, which can infect your computer. These forms of spam allow viruses and spyware to infect your computer to stop it from functioning or steal your identity. Top
Netiquette Rule: Be conservative in email you send.
Answer: Email is official communication from the sender via the internet, whether it is personal or professional. There are many formatting options available when composing messages. Top
Netiquette Rule: Do not send email late at night.
Answer: Email is date and time stamped when sent and recieved. Top
Netiquette Rule: Shop secure websites.
Anwer: Secure websites use security certificates purchased from third party's to encrypt the data you transfer when you process a transaction. Top
Netiquette Rule: Use discretion online.
Answer: People search the information for personal and professional information. Personally, it is unsafe to share location information publicly. Professionally it may affect your employment status. Top