What is protocol?
In this video, "protocol" is a tech term that refers to the standard set of rules that allow electronic devices to communicate with each other. This involves what type of data may be transmitted, what commands are used to send and receive data, and how data transfers are confirmed. It is similar to a spoken language. Ex: I'll give you access to my Internet protocols. Ex: Tony gave Peter access to his communication protocols. "Protocol" also means the official procedures or system of rules to be followed in formal situations. You can think of it as a detailed rule system to follow in various situations. Ex: This is a violation of military protocol.