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Technology help: The Internet

What is a Browser?

When you are using the internet to look for something you are 'browsing' the Internet, this is also referred to as 'surfing' or 'browsing' and is usually done in a 'browser'.

Browsers are free software available to everyone, browsers that you might already know and use are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla FireFox

What is the Deep Web?

The Deep Web, also called Deep Net, Invisible Web or Hidden Web are nicknames given to the content on the World Wide Web that is not indexed, meaning that content in the Deep Web cannot be found by a standard search engine such as Google or Yahoo.

World Wide Web Explained by CommonCraft

Domain Names Explained by CommonCraft

Web Browsers Explained by Common Craft

How Does WiFi Work from Life Noggin

History of the Internet by Life Noggin

Encryption on the Web Explained by CommonCraft