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SOMYA VERMA
K.V. RAU, PUSA
CLASS-VIII
                     The Internet
 The internet is a giant network
  of computers that allows
  people all over the world to
  communicate quickly.
  Messages and information are
  sent via cable or satellite.
  Computers can be connected
  to the “NET” via the telephone
  network, or by separate cable
  and satellite links .
 Two features of the internet
  are electronic mail, or email,
  and the world wide web (www)
  ,a vast store of informations.
     Linking and Looking up
Most PC’s connect to a service provider , or
 local gateway to the internet, via the
 telephone. Some televisions also have
 internet access.
By using a browser programme , or electronic
 index, people can find data on computers
 around the world.
           World Wide Web
Most information on the internet is published in
 the form of website coded files, or pages,
 stored on a computer called a server.
Every web page has its own location on the
 world wide web and links to other websites.

       The symbol of Internet
             Surf And Chat
Cyber cafes let people log on, or sign on, to the
 internet and use the latest computer equipment for
 a small charge.

Customers can enjoy food and drink as they “surf”
 the world wide web (www) and check their existing
 e-mail accounts.
            Amazing Facts
The internet started in
 u.s. in 1969 as a
 military system
 designed to work
 even in the event of a
 nuclear war.
It came into general
 use only in the 1990s,
 and now dose not
 belong to anyone.
          Internet Language

Internet surfers use a lot of special symbols and
 terms. Some are needed for technical reasons.
 Others make the net easier to use or are just
 fun.

@- E-mail addresses always have this symbol,
 meaning “at” followed by a users location.
http- meaning hypertext transfer protocol: these
 are the rulers that make the World Wide Web
 (www) work.

:-)- this makes more sense if you look at it from
 the side- it means “happy”.

WWW- most websites addresses contain these
 initials, which stand for World Wide Web.
      Some Important Points
 Uniform Resource
  Location (URL) tells the
  browsers the “address” of
  the information.
 Browser program allows
  users to access
  documents on the World
  Wide Web.
 Information can be
  download, or copied on to
  a PC.
 Videophone to other web
  users.
Electronic mail (e-mail) is a fact and easy way
 to sent messages to people.

Shopping and banking can be carried out over
 the internet using a PC.

News and entertainment are found on many
 different websites.

				
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