<Meta> - A meta tag is a tag (that is, a coding statement) in the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) that describes some aspect of the contents of a Web page.
<meta name="description" content="Page description goes here.">
<meta name="keywords" content="meta tags, html tags, meta">
<Marquee> - MARQUEE tags define different movement behaviors.
<Menu> - MENU tag defines a menu list.
MAC address (Media Access Control address) - (also hardware or physical address). Every device on the Local Area Network has a unique MAC address. It is used to identify devices and to control access to the network using MAC protocol.
Magic Focus - A feature on select devices that lets you change the focus point in a photo after you've taken it.
Mailing list - an automatically distributed e-mail message on a particular topic going to certain individuals.
Makegoods - additional ad impressions which are negotiated in order to make up for the shortfall of ads delivered versus the commitments outlined in the approved insertion order.
Mall - a group of businesses, usually retail, that have individual managements, but are also managed under one administrator. Online malls are virtual malls, and may consist of one business under individual management. Ecplace is an example of an online mall.
Malware - Malicious software that's been developed to damage or destroy a device or steal information without permission.
Managed Placements – Placement targeting lets AdWords advertisers choose individual spots in the Google content network where they’d like to see their ads displayed. These are basically individual sites that you want your ads to appear on.
Manual Bidding – Default bidding option where CPC bids are set manually for a particular keyword, placement, etc. Advertisers also have the option to turn on Automatic Bidding if they don’t want to control their CPC bids manually.
Manual entry - the entering of credit card information via computer keyboard or terminal keypad instead of swiping the card through a credit card reader terminal. Ecorderdesk support the act of manually entering a customers credit card information for processing directly against a payment gateway.
Manual Tagging – As opposed to auto tagging, this option allows advertisers to tag their destination URLs manually with “_utm” information that can be read and understood by Analytics or 3rd party tracking solutions. These are also used heavily in email blasts, promotional campaigns and more.
Manufacturer's defect - A performance or functionality issue with a device that is not caused by the owner. Manufacturer's defects do not include normal wear and tear or physical damage (e.g., water damage or a cracked screen).
Marshmallow - Version 6 of the Android™ operating system.
Massive -Massive was designed to speed the work of creative people, even in the face of enormous scale challenges. Large or small effects studios will be able to shortcut the pre–production process, and focus instantly on design and composition, enabling much faster workflow.
Master Reset - A function for resetting a device to its original manufacturer’s settings.
Mastercard - an association of banks that governs the issuing and acquiring of mastercard transactions.
Match Type – Matching option that allows advertisers to control when their ad triggers for a particular search query.
Maya LT -Autodesk Maya /ˈmɑːjə/, commonly shortened to Maya, is a 3D computer graphics software that runs on Windows, OS X and Linux, originally developed by Alias Systems Corporation (formerly Alias. |
MB (Megabyte) - A unit of measure for data equal to 1,024 kilobytes.
Mbps (Megabits per second) - A metric used to measure the rate at which data is transferred. One megabit equals 1 million bits. See also MBps.
MBps (Megabytes per Second) - A metric used to measure the amount of data that’s been transferred. One megabyte equals 1 million bytes. One byte equals eight bits.
M-commerce - mobile commerce, the ability to conduct monetary transactions via a mobile device, such as a WAP-enabled cell phone.
MDN (Mobile Directory Number) - Your 10-digit phone number. The MDN for your device may also be called the MTN (Mobile Telephone Number), wireless number, mobile number or telephone number.
Media Company - A company that derives revenue from publishing content via one or more means of distribution, e.g., print publishing, television, radio, the Internet
Media Hub - An app by Samsung offering thousands of movies and TV shows that you can buy or rent and watch instantly on your mobile device.
Media Store - A virtual marketplace for downloading apps, ringtones and other items to customize your mobile device.
Megabyte - A million bytes. Actually, technically, 1024 kilobytes.
Megapixel (MP) - A term describing the size or resolution of an image on a digital camera or camera phone. One megapixel equals 1 million pixels. For example, a 5-megapixel camera can produce images with 5 million pixels.
MEID (Mobile Equipment Identifier) - An ID number that is globally unique for every code division multiple access (CDMA) mobile device. The MEID identifies the device to the network and can be used to flag stolen or lost devices. MEID began replacing Electronic Serial Number in 2006.
Merchant account - a written, commercial bank account established by contractual agreement between a merchant/business and a bank and/or a payment gateway. The agreement contains the respective rights, warranties, and duties with respect to accepting bankcards like visa or mastercard. You must apply for this account directly from your bank, or from the payment processor.
Merchant id - a unique set of numbers or letters and numbers that is associated with a specific merchant. The merchant id is typically tied to a system database record that contains all merchant specific information regarding that particular merchant. This is provided by the bank or the payment processor.
Merchant service agreement - a contract that outlines the terms for accepting and processing credit cards between an acquiring bank and/or payment gateway company, and the merchant.
Merchant statement reconciliation role - wsu departmental fiscal employee who is responsible for reviewing the monthly merchant statement and ensuring that receipts in the wsu accounting system (balances) match the merchant statement activity.
Merchant - any business that agrees to accept credit cards and debit cards in exchange for goods or services. In terms of internet commerce, a merchant is any web site that is selling physical goods, services, or digital content to consumers or other businesses.
Message - information sent and received that communicates various parts of a transaction.
Messaging Only Plan - A plan offering unlimited messaging and Internet access with pay-per-use talk time.
Meta Tag - A specific kind of HTML tag that contains information not normally displayed to the user. Meta tags contain information about the page itself, hence the name (“meta” means “about this subject”)
Typical uses of Meta tags are to include information for search engines to help them better categorize a page.
You can see the Meta tags in a page if you view the pages’ source code.
META- tags are declaring information for the search engine robots and crawlers.
MHz (Megahertz) - A unit of frequency equal to one million cycles per second (hertz).
Micro SIM Card - The third and next incarnation of the SIM card, known as the micro SIM card or 3FF (3rd Form Factor), has dimensions of 15 mm Ã— 12 mm.
Microblogging- Publishing very brief, spontaneous posts to a public Website, usually via a mobile device or wirelessly connected laptop.
MicroChannel bus - A high-performance 32-bit bus architecture introduced by IBM with its PS/2 family in 1987. The microchannel bus has not been widely adopted by the industry. Also known as MCA, it is virtually an unknown entity today.
Micropayments - payments, usually in very small amounts (< $3.00) for goods purchased over the internet.
MicroSD Card - A type of removable flash memory card designed specifically for mobile devices. It is similar to the SD and miniSD formats, but smaller.
Micro-sites - multi-page ads accessed via click-through from initial ad. The user stays on the publisher‘s Web site, but has access to more information from the advertiser than a display ad allows.
Microsoft® Location Services - A service that lets you connect to the Bing™ maps web-based mapping service, which features walking and transit directions. It also includes real-time navigation instructions and traffic information.
Microsoft® Office Mobile - An app that lets you review, edit and save your Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® files right on your device.
Midroll – Form of online video ad placement where the ad is played during a break in the middle of the content video. See Preroll and Postroll.
MIME (Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions) - a method of encoding a file for delivery over the Internet.
MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) - Originally a standard for defining the types of files attached to standard Internet mail messages. The MIME standard has come to be used in many situations where one computer programs needs to communicate with another program about what kind of file is being sent.
Mini Diary - An app developed by Samsung that lets you write your diary on the go and capture moments anywhere. You can write short notes, add photos, record videos and include your location in diary entries.
Minimize- indicates that the user clicks or otherwise activates a close control which fully dispatches the ad from the player environment. May not apply to non-overlay ads.
MiniSD Card - A type of removable flash memory card used to store various types of files, including photos, videos, music and software. It is similar to the SD format, but smaller.
Mirror Mode - A feature that allows you to connect your Smartphone to your high-definition TV, monitor or projector, so you can view and interact with your Smartphone on the big screen. Show off your photos, videos and downloaded movies, or just enjoy the screen for gaming, surfing the web and more.
Mirror - Generally speaking, “to mirror” is to maintain an exact copy of something. Probably the most common use of the term on the Internet refers to “mirror sites” which are web sites, or FTP sites that maintain copies of material originated at another location, usually in order to provide more widespread access to the resource. For example, one site might create a library of software, and 5 other sites might maintain mirrors of that library.
MMA- Mobile Marketing Association – Industry trade organization dedicated to facilitating the growth of advertising on mobile phones
MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Role-Playing Game) – Any of a variety of three dimensional, highly immersive, PC or console based video games where many players interact, competing or co-operating to achieve goals in real time.
MMS - MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard for telephony messaging systems that enable the sending of messages that include multimedia objects (images, audio, video, rich text). It may or may not include normal text.
Mo/to or moto - refers to mail order / telephone order sales where the customer's card is not present at the time of transaction.
Mobile Broadband –A service that provides high-speed Internet access for your data-only devices through our network. You can use Mobile Broadband to access the Internet through a computer, laptop, tablet or any other compatible data-only device, including a USB modem or Verizon Jetpack® mobile hotspot.
Mobile Broadband Plan - A plan that offers wireless Internet access to your notebook, netbook, tablet or other mobile device using a PC card, ExpressCardTM, USB modem or MiFi® 2200.
MOBILE CARRIERS - company, also known as service provider, that provides mobile phone users with services and subscriptions to mobile phone networks.
Mobile Email - A standalone email client that gives you access to email on your basic phone. You can access your inbox, read, reply to, forward and delete emails, just like you do on your computer.Mobile Email will also notify you when you receive a new email. It supports major Internet service provider (ISP), Post Office Protocol (POP) and Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) email accounts for one low monthly cost. Mobile Email is available for download through the Media Store.
Mobile Hotspot - A device or app that lets you share your Verizon Wireless Mobile Broadband data connection with multiple devices via Wi-Fi. You can connect a variety of different devices to your hotspot, including notebooks, netbooks, MP3 players, cameras, Smartphones and portable gaming systems. The number of devices that can connect at one time may vary based on device and connection speed.
Mobile Instant Messaging - A service you can use on a basic phone or desktop to exchange instant messages device-to-device, device-to-computer or computer-to-device. This service is offered through a Verizon Wireless partnership Yahoo!® and MSN®.
MOBILE MESSAGE - SMS and/or MMS message sent to a handset.
MOBILE NETWORK OPERATORS - A company, also known as service provider, that provides mobile phone users with services and subscriptions to mobile phone networks.
Mobile to Mobile - Calls or text, picture and video messages to and from other Verizon Wireless customers.
Mobile Web - A wireless Internet service that allows you to browse websites, personalize content, receive alerts and view personal organization tools from your basic phone.
MOBILECOMMERCE - Mobile Commerce is the one or two-way exchange of value facilitated by a mobile consumer electronic device (e.g. mobile handset) which is enabled by wireless technologies and communication networks.
Modem (MOdulator, DEModulator): A device that connects a computer to a phone line. A telephone for a computer. A modem allows a computer to talk to other computers through the phone system. Basically, modems do for computers what a telephone does for humans.
Money - a means of payment or a measure of value.
Monthly Access Charge - The set monthly cost of your plan before additional monthly usage charges, taxes and Verizon Wireless surcharges.
Monthly Access Plan (Prepaid) - Wireless service that is paid for before use and requires no long-term contract.
Monthly Allowance - A sum of money allotted or granted for a particular purpose, as for expenses: Her allowance for the business trip was $200. 4. a sum of money allotted or granted to a person on a regular basis, as for personal or general living expenses: The art student lived on an allowance of $300 amonth.
Monthly Recurring Charges - Charges billed to your account on a monthly basis.
MORE Everything® Plan - A plan that includes unlimited minutes and messages and a shareable data allowance with up to 10 devices on your account. As of 7/24/15 this plan is no longer available for new accounts. This plan is an improved version of the Share Everything Plan, offering additional benefits, including unlimited international messaging while in the US, 25 GB of Verizon Cloud storage, and more data for the same price. See also The Verizon Plan.
Mosaic - The first WWW browser that was available for the Macintosh, Windows, and UNIX all with the same interface. Mosaic really started the popularity of the Web. The source-code to Mosaic was licensed by several companies and used to create many other web browsers.
Motherboard (also known as Mainboard) - The part of a PC which holds the essential parts of the system such as the working memory (both RAM and ROM) and the CPU. The motherboard usually provides a number of bus slots into which all the other components are plugged. These components may include the sound card, the video card or an ethernet card, although many newer motherboards include the sound, video and ethernet cards as built-in components.
MotoCast™ - An app that lets you stream data straight from your home or work computer to your Smartphone. It’s like carrying your computer’s entire hard drive with you wherever you go. When combined with our quick 4G LTE™ network, the result is secure, nearly instant remote access to your files. Data charges may apply in accordance with your data plan.
Motorola Assist - An app (formerly known as Smart Actions) that automates features on your device based on your location, the time of day or other factors you set. With Assist, your device can automatically read text messages aloud while you're driving, silence incoming calls during scheduled meetings, mute your phone while you're sleeping and more. This app is only available on certain Motorola devices.
MP3 - A common format of high-quality music and audio files.
MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3) - the most popular compressed audio file format. An MP3 file is about one tenth the size of the original audio file, but the sound is nearly CD-quality. Because of their small size and good fidelity, MP3 files have become a popular way to store music files on both computers and portable devices.
MPEG - A family of standards for digital video. Most popular video formats are based on MPEG-2 and MPEG-4.
MPEG - refers to a type of multimedia file, which is denoted by the file extension “.mpg” or “.mpeg”. These files are compressed movies that can contain both audio and video. Though they are compressed, MPEG files maintain most of the original quality of the uncompressed movie.
MTN (Mobile Telephone Number) -Your 10-digit phone number. The MTN for your device may also be called the MDN (Mobile Directory Number), wireless number, mobile number or telephone number.
MUD (Multi-User Dungeon or Dimension) - A (usually text-based) multi-user simulation environment. Some are purely for fun and flirting, others are used for serious software development, or education purposes and all that lies in between. A significant feature of most MUDs is that users can create things that stay after they leave and which other users can interact within their absence, thus allowing a world to be built gradually and collectively.
Multimedia Messaging - A service that allows you to send and receive group messages and messages that contain a combination of text, sounds, image, video through your mobile device (also known as picture and video messaging). See also MMS.
Multimedia - multimedia is the integration of multiple forms of media. This includes text, graphics, audio, video, etc. A presentation involving audio and video clips would be considered a multimedia presentation.
Multitasking - A feature of a device OS that lets you have multiple apps, widgets and services running at the same time. You can have notes, videos and browser windows hover over other apps on your device.
Muse -Muse Software was a Baltimore-based software and computer game publisher and developer for the first generation ofhome computers. They first published for the Apple II under the name Micro Users Software Exchange, and later expanded to the Commodore 64, Atari, and IBM PC markets.
My Business Account - An online portal for businesses with less than 1,000 employees, where you can manage your account details, place orders and integrate with existing business systems.
My Documents and Receipts - My Documents and Receipts is a page within My Verizon where your important account documents, receipts and mail-in rebate forms are stored. These documents can be viewed and/or downloaded as PDF files from within My Verizon.
My InfoZone™ Widget - A widget for Android™ devices that shows battery status, available memory and useful tips on the Home screen. It also gives you quick access to Support information and your Verizon Wireless account.
My Magazine - An app that lets you customize your newsfeed so you can read what you’re interested in. It also features restaurant deals, vacation ideas, your recent activity and notifications.
My Media Retrieval - A Verizon Wireless service for retrieving previously owned games purchased through Get It Now® or Media Store, Verizon apps and Ringtones purchased through Get It Now, Media Store or the Verizon Tones app. See also Verizon Cloud and Backup Assistant Plus.
My Profile - The page in My Verizon where you can update your personal sign in, billing, payment, alert and privacy information.
My Verizon - Online account access for checking monthly usage, making payments, updating information and managing your account.
My Verizon Mobile - Online account access for checking monthly usage, making payments, updating information and managing your account from your mobile device.