Term:Netiquette [net etiquette]
Netiquette, or “net etiquette”, is a standard of rules and behaviors that are best practices for interacting with others on the internet. This includes behavior in chat rooms, in forums, on message boards, in email, and other mediums.
One example of good netiquette is not typing in all capital letters. When reading text in all caps, many people internalize that as shouting without even thinking about it, and react accordingly. All caps should be used only for emphasis or when you’re trying to convey that you areshouting.
Social Etiquette in real life is ingrained into our social life, although etiquette in technology, commonly referred to as netiquette, is a fairly recent concept. It is term used to prefer to the unofficial code of policies that encourage good behavior on the Internet which is used to regulate respect and polite behavior on social media platforms, online chatting sites, web forums, and other online engagement websites.The rules of etiquette that apply when communicating over the Internet are different from those applied when communicating in person or by audio (such as telephone) or videophone. It is a social code that is used in all places where one can interact with other human beings via the Internet, including text messaging, email, online games, Internet forums, chat rooms, and many more.
It can be a challenge to communicate on the Internet without misunderstandings mainly because input from facial expressions and body language is absent in cyberspace. Therefore, several rules, in an attempt to safeguard against these misunderstandings and to discourage unfriendly behavior, are regularly put in place at many websites, and often enforced by moderation by the website's users or administrators.