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The Internet

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  • 1. The Internet ICT GCSE
  • 2. The Internet ISP ISP Web Host
  • 3.
    • The Internet is made up of millions of inter-connected networks worldwide
    • The World Wide Web (WWW) is made up of websites
    • The Internet is the platform for the WWW
    • Websites are stored on servers connected to the Internet
    ISP Web Host
  • 4. ISPs
    • Provide a connection or gateway to the Internet
    • Using a telephone or cable connection
    ISP Web Host
  • 5. Browsers
    • HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language, it allows you to view both pictures and text on the same page
    • There are many different Web Browsers, however Internet Explorer is the most popular as it is shipped with Windows
    • Web Browsers are designed to read a special language called HTML, and convert it into something that is easy to read and understand
  • 6. Benefits
    • Easy to contact people: provides many ways to contact people, any time, e-mail, chat, forums
    • Access to other cultures: allows you to view websites created by people all over the world
    • Up-to-date: things can be updated quickly, the BBC can update its news pages within two minutes
    • Vast range of information: you can find information about practically any topic
    • Always available: you don’t have to wait for it to open
  • 7. Issues
    • Information overload: there is so much information on the Internet, sometimes it can be overwhelming
    • Bias: anyone can contribute to the Internet, people can publish their own opinions instead of fact
    • Information can be inaccurate: no checks are made to make sure information is correct
    • Cyber bullying: the Internet enables bullying to take place over the Internet, this form of bullying can be much more harmful

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