Internet and digital terms

Date adopted: 
December 11, 2019
Last update: 
July 21, 2021

Digital terminology, and how we write digital terms, is constantly evolving. For example, "internet" is no longer capitlized. Similarly, we no longer use the prefixes http (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) or www (World Wide Web) when writing about a website.

Not: www.youtube.com
But: youtube.com

  • cyberspace
  • cyber-bullying
  • e-commerce
  • email
  • e-waste
  • Facebook
  • hashtag
  • home page
  • Instagram
  • internet
  • intranet
  • livestream
  • open data
  • selfie
  • SharePoint
  • the web
  • tweet
  • Twitter
  • web
  • web page
  • website
  • Yukon.ca (always capitalize Y, also Yukon.ca/wild-discoveries)