ECDL Course - Online Essentials

Modified on Fri, 21 Jun at 10:46 AM

Many people use the terms Internet and World Wide Web interchangeably, but in fact the two terms are not synonymous. The Internet and the Web are two separate but related things. 

The Internet, short for ‘International networking,’ consists of thousands of computer networks that connect millions of computers around the world. The Internet refers to the hardware and software that provides different communications services between computer networks. The Internet is also referred to as the ‘Net’, ‘Information Superhighway’ and ‘cyberspace’.

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