The notion of netiquette It is formed from two terms of the English language: net (which translates as "net" ) and etiquette (which refers to the "label" in relation to the ceremonial). In our language both the concept and its Castilianization are used netiquette .
The netiquette is linked to behaviour standards in Internet . It is, therefore, the rules of etiquette that must be applied in a virtual environment to maintain respectful links and in keeping with the rules of coexistence.
It can be said that the netiquette is a kind of protocol that should be followed when establishing an electronic contact. The purpose is that the communication Be courteous, considerate and attentive.
The social networks , he email , the instant messaging systems , the blogs and the forums , for example, are governed by the netiquette. These rules are intended to transcend the cultural and social differences that appear in relationships through the Internet.
Many of the criteria of the netiquette are shared by the label in general. Do not hurt the interlocutor or violate their privacy, accept the mistakes of the other and not commit abuse of power These are rules that apply on a personal and virtual level.
Other principles are linked to the particularities of the technology . The netiquette indicates that writing all letters and words in capital letters is equivalent to shouting : That is why such behavior can constitute aggression. The netiquette, on the other hand, demands to take into account the bandwidth of the connection of the interlocutors and accept their response times.