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Module 1: The Internet and the World Wide Web

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Module Summary
* THE INTERNET AND THE WORLD WIDE WEB MODULE SUMMARY
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The Internet

The Internet is a group of networks that provides various useful
services. The components required to connect to the internet are a
computing device, a connecting device, and an ISP. There are two methods of
connecting to the Internet, namely physical and wireless. The amount of
data that can be transmitted over a network in a certain amount of time is
known as the bandwidth. The bandwidth of a network depends upon the
technology you use to connect to the Internet.

[The Internet]

The World Wide Web

The Web is a popular service provided on the Internet. It acts as a
storehouse of interlinked documents. Documents on the Web are identified
with the help of IP addresses, domain names, and URLs. You can use Web
browsers to look for information on the Web. You can also make business
transactions on the Web.

[The World Wide Web]

Using E-Mail

Electronic mail is one of the most popular ways of communicating on the
Internet. You can write new messages and also manage your e-mail messages.
You can use e-mail messages for personal and business-related
communication. While writing e-mail messages, you should follow certain
guidelines for language, formatting, and conduct to present clearly
information.

[Using E-Mail]

Other Methods of Communicating on the Internet

The Internet offers a quick, easy, and cost-effective method to exchange
personal and professional messages with other Internet users around the
world. You can use various methods such as online communities and instant
messaging for communication over the Internet.Online communities are formed
by groups of computer users who have common interests and reasons to
communicate with each other over the Internet.You can use instant messaging
to communicate with other computer users over the Internet.You can create
your own Web page that lists your interests and hobbies and publish it over
the Internet.

[Other Methods of Communicating on the Internet]