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Chapter 25. You've Got Mail! > Johnny B Good: “Netiquette” - Pg. 291

You've Got Mail! 291 Word Watch Netiquette is the system of appropriate behavior that governs the Internet. Johnny B Good: "Netiquette" E-mail has its own system of manners that has come to be called "netiquette"-- network etiquette. It's the code of appropriate online conduct that netizens (Internet citizens) observe in virtual com- munities. Follow these simple guidelines to make it easier for you to navigate your way through cyberspace. 1. Don't flame.A flame is a personal attack on someone. Flaming involves capital letters as well as invective. Using all capital letters, LIKE THIS, is considered the Web equivalent of shouting. It's rude, so avoid it. Word Watch