Internet and Web Activities

The Internet was established so universities and government organizations could communicate in a more instantaneous manner and share information easily. It not only provided a different communication path, it opened the door to the possibility of mass communication, as well as a new and exciting mechanism that could provide layers of functionality and potential for individuals and businesses all around the world.

Communication on the Internet consisted mainly of nongraphical e-mail, news groups, and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) sites to exchange files. When the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) came to life, people were able to make graphical representations of their concepts and ideas. These sites provided static pages ...

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