quickly between computers around the
the "United States Department of Defense Advanced
Research Projects Agency" (DARPA).
It was first connected in October, 1969,and was
The World Wide Web was created
at CERN in Switzerland in 1990 by
a British (UK) man named Tim Berners-Lee.
from internet service providers. Some services on the
Internet cost nothing to use. Sometimes the people
who offer these free services use advertising to make
money from them.
The alternative (other) name, "net" came from
In 1975 two friends: Bill Gates and Paul Allen started Microsoft
and very soon it became a business success. In 1980, Gates
bought a small company which produced an operating system
called DOS. He made some changes to it and renamed it
MSDOS.He sold the rights to use this system to IBM. Since 1980
MSDOS has been the standard operating system for all PCs.
Microsoft has also developed such well – known programmes
as Windows, Excel and Internet Explorer.
Originated From The Internet
selfie: a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one
taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social
phablet: a smartphone having a screen which is intermediate in
size between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer;
derp: used as a substitute for speech regarded as meaningless or
stupid, or to comment on a foolish or stupid action;
srsly: short for seriously;
tweet: a posting made on the social media website Twitter;
tl;dr: short for "Too long; Didn’t read“;
LOL: laughing out loud; used chiefly in electronic communication to
draw attention to a joke or amusing statement, or to express
noob: a person who is inexperienced in a particular sphere or
activity, especially computing or the use of the Internet;
hashtag: a word or phrase preceded by a hash sign (#), used on
social media sites such as Twitter to identify messages on a specific
unfriend: remove (someone) from a list of friends or contacts on a
social networking website;
troll: make a deliberately offensive or provocative online posting
with the aim of upsetting someone or eliciting an angry response
Some websites may trick people into downloading viruses that
can harm a computer or spyware that spies on its users
E-mails can also have harmful files with them as
In internet chatrooms, people might be preying on others or
trying to stalk or abuse them.
The internet contains content that many people find offensive
such as pornography, as well as content intended to be
Criminals may steal people's personal information or trick
people into sending them money.