On the Facebook, social networking site a wall is a section in your profile where others can write messages to you or leave you gifts, which are icon-like small images. The wall is a public writing space so others who view your profile can see what has been written on your wall. Once you have received a wall message, you can respond directly back to the friend who left it using the “wall-to-wall” mode. There are variations of the wall available to Facebook users by installing Facebook applications, like “Super Wall”. These types of applications will offer features and options not found in the standard Facebook wall.
- Fail Whale
On the Twitter site, the Fail Whale is an image of a whale held up by birds and nets. This image shows that Twitter has been overloaded or failed. See “Social Media Tips for Online Marketing Plus 30 Social Media Sites” in the Did You Know…? section of
Fantasound refers to the proprietary surround sound system used by Disney in the 1940’s for the movie “Fantasia”. Disney’s Fantasound technology created a surround sound field with left front, center front, right front, left rear and right rear channels. The main soundtrack incorporated only the front three channels; the two rear channels were recorded on […]
Fasgrolia is the name for the fast -growing language of abbreviations, initialisms, and acronyms.
An IP switching protocol developed by 3Com. Fast IP differs from other IP switching in that the end user initiates the process, not a router or switch. The end user establishes a layer 2 connection through source and destination MAC addresses. The originating device sends a packet over layer 3 to the router, which forwards […]
A peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing protocol that has been used by a number of P2P programs and applications, including Kazaa, for the exchange of MP3 files. When connected to the application, users do not communicate with each other. Instead, FastTrack user nodes connect to “supernodes” that index the files users have available for sharing and forward […]