web beacon

or Web beacon

nounDigital Technology.
  1. a very small graphic image or other object embedded in an HTML-formatted web page or email, used to track the online actions and activity of users: Web beacons that monitor customer preferences.

Origin of web beacon

First recorded in 2000–05
  • Also called web bug .

Words Nearby web beacon

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