Internet stands for internal network. It is the connection of networks. It can be termed as the interconnection of all the computer networks to a global system. Internet makes use of a standard suite called internet protocol. This internet protocol is commonly called as TCP/IP. The TCP/IP is used to serve millions and billions of users all over the world.
Internet can be called as network of all networks. Internet comprises of millions of academic, public, business, private and all types of government related networks. This consists from a local to global range. Internet is linked using a wide range of optical networking and electronic technologies. Internet is capable of carrying a wide range of information service and all resources.
Some of the examples for the wide range of information carrier like hyper text documents that are inter- linked to one another. The hyper text documents that are inter-linked are of World Wide Web. This is also known as www. This World Wide Web is used as a prefix to the website address. The hypertext documents are the infrastructure which is used to support the electronic mail technology.
The communication media from the traditional time comprises music, television, film, telephone that are being redefined and remodeled by internet. One can say that the traditional media has been over taken by the fast growing media called internet. Some of the other medias that comes under printing like, newspaper, magazine, comic books are also been over taken by internet.
The website and the technology called blogging are the reasons for the stopping market of publishing media. The interaction of human beings has been introduced with new technology called instant messaging, social networking, and instant forums. Thus the interactivity of human beings happen more over internet than physically. Even the shopping is done via online.