The internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks. It is a network of networks that consists of million of private, public, academic, business and government networks. The networks are linked by a broad array of electronics, wireless and optical networking technologies. Internet carries an extensive range of information resources and services. It is also referred as net.
Application of internet
Email is the electronic mail which permits exchange of text or graphic material using email software. Email is a fast easy and inexpensive way to communicate with other internet users around the world.
World Wide Web (WWW)
The www universe of network assessable information, an embodiment of human knowledge. The www is a way of exchanging information through computers and the internet, trying them together into a vast collection of interactive multimedia resources. The resources of www HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) and URL (Uniform Resource Locator).
A FTP (File Transfer Protocol) allows transfer of files or software from one computer to another through the internet.
It refers to the use of the internet to promote business using electronic means such as using credit cards.
Social Networking Websites
Websites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter etc. are allow people with common interests to stay in touch.
The real time conversation among people with common interest through typepad message is called chat.