We look to the Internet for news, socializing, shopping, research and more. From HTML code to instant messaging, we'll break down what's really going on whenever you log on, send an e-mail, visit a popular Web site or post to a blog.
The Truth About Cloud Storage and Its Future
5 Ways to Keep Your Information Secure in the Cloud
Are my files really safe if I store them in the cloud?
Kazakhstan Is the Latest Country to Shut Down the Internet; Here's How
Can the Internet Break From Overuse?
Could an Attack on Undersea Cables Take Down the Internet?
How To Recall An Email in Outlook or Gmail
What Does CC Mean in Email?
How to End an Email
Web3: The Next Phase of the Internet Is Coming
It's Time to Enter the Doodle for Google Contest!
How to Access the Dark Web
How to Enable Google Chrome Dark Mode on All Your Devices
How to Delete a Gmail Account
How Websites Use 'Dark Patterns' to Trick You Online
An Expert Explains Why Mastodon Won't Be the New Twitter
Twitter Is Finally Getting an Edit Button
Doomscrolling Is Messing With Your Mind, But You Can Break the Habit
Google Easter Eggs: Sweet Treats Hidden in Plain Sight
10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Net Neutrality
What is deep linking?
Does Weather Mess With Your Internet Connection?
6 Reasons Your WiFi Keeps Disconnecting and How to Fix It
What's the Difference Between a Modem and a Router?
What is Web3 and what does it have to do with blockchain, NFTs and cryptocurrency? And is Web3 the same as Web3.0?
By Adrian Ma
It's raining and your internet went down. Again. Are the two connected?
By Talon Homer
Email clients like Outlook and Gmail have a handy recall message feature that allows you to delete or edit emails after you've sent them. We'll tell you how to use them.
By Talon Homer
Most of us use the CC function in our email accounts all the time, but do you know what CC actually means and how it works?
As Twitter melts down and long-standing issues with social media platforms boil over, many people are flocking to the new "fediverse" of Mastodon. But how will it be different?
Typos and misspelled words run rampant on Twitter. But that could all soon change because, finally — FINALLY — Twitter is testing an edit button.
There's a lot of bad news on the internet and social media. And maybe you can't stop looking at it. Why is that and what can you do about it?
Will Elon Musk's plans for Twitter make its misinformation problems worse, or will he implement real changes on the platform that will be for the better?
While creating online accounts, you're often given the option to sign up via your preexisting social media. But should you be worried about doing this?
By Talon Homer
It's part of an ominous trend of governments taking control of internet access and content to assert authoritarian control over what citizens see and hear, as well as their ability to organize through social media.
By Margaret Hu
It's time to get out your art supplies and your creative juices flowing, kids. Google wants to turn your original artwork into a Google Doodle!
Want to change your name on Facebook? It's easy to do in just a few simple steps.
By Jeremy Glass
A dropped or stalled WiFi connection that occurs repeatedly can really mess up your day. If this keeps happening to you, read on for some explanations and solutions.
By Alia Hoyt
"Metaverse" may be a term you're unfamiliar with, but the blend of real and virtual worlds is something we may all have to get used to.
By Nick Kelly
Section 230 is part of the Communications Decency Act that allows tech companies to moderate content on their services. U.S. lawmakers want to change the law, but disagree on how.
The perfect email deserves the perfect ending. But what is the right way to close an email? Well, that depends on who will be reading it.
Dark mode makes Googling at bedtime easier on the eyes, among other things. Here's how to enable it on all your devices.
In order to understand, and fix, your glitchy home WiFi, it's helpful to know what makes it work. So what's the difference between your modem and your router?
Facebook dark mode changes your screen to a black background with white lettering, which your eyes will thank you for and your battery won't hate either.
It's easy to take online comments out of context. Is it serious, or is it satire? That's where Poe's law (and a winking smiling emoji) comes into play.
Google is home to a ton of super fun hidden Easter eggs you can check out right from your browser. Go ahead, try a couple. You won't be disappointed.
Deleting a Gmail account is pretty easy. The hard part is making the decision and deciding what data to download.
By Jeremy Glass
Getting bored of your Twitter handle? You can change it in just a few quick steps.
Membership on the social media app Parler exploded just after the Nov. 3 general election was called for President-elect Joe Biden. But why? And how does Parler work?
By John Donovan
Are there legitimate reasons to seek out the dark web? Sure. We explain what's on the dark web, how to access it and why you'll want to proceed with a healthy dose of caution.