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.
Since Google launched as a privately held company on Sept. 4, 1998, it's evolved from a two-man enterprise into a multibillion-dollar corporation. How did a Ph.D. project become one of the most influential companies in the world?
Some browsers make it easier than others to delete your search history. We've got step-by-step instructions for removing your Google search history from your laptop and mobile devices for all major browsers.
And boy it's come a long way since 1989.
It's a lot more complicated than you might think. And it's not going anywhere.
How in the world did a search engine company like Google become synonymous with a fun form of art? It all started with Burning Man.
Wikipedia is one of the most popular sources of knowledge on the internet. But more than 80 percent of its contributors are men. And that shapes the content, often in negative ways.
Gmail is one of the most popular email suites out there today. But if you're not backing up your data, you could be in for a huge loss if the site goes haywire.
When was the last time you felt different? What childhood memory shaped your world? If you like discussing questions like this, you'll love being able to be part of The Question Booth podcast.
Whether you love or hate Facebook, the Cambridge Analytica scandal exposed major flaws in the online platform. So where do we go from here?
Online dating apps are aiding social integration because people are interacting with others to whom they previously had no access.
Having a tough time breaking up with Facebook? Then at least be sure your private information is secure and protected.
Twitter bots seem to be with us to stay, but how do they work? And are they all bad?
The popularity of neighborhood social networks keeps exploding. But building community comes with some unintended consequences.
Those little pics that people use to represent their feelings or avoid misunderstandings have been around since the 1990s but have been picking up steam in the 21st century. Why's that?
The undersea cables that transmit the internet across the world are largely unprotected from terrorist or military attack.
The idea behind net neutrality is for people to be able to access the same websites and services equally. Does that no longer hold true for U.S. residents?
To paraphrase John Oliver, "net" and "neutrality" are two spectacularly boring words. But here's the annoying truth: You should care about net neutrality. Learn why.
The very future of the internet will be decided by a five-person panel from the Federal Communications Commission.
And those satellites could provide you with crazy fast internet service.
More than half of people who post comments on news articles haven't read the articles. Is the point of online article to inform, or to provide a forum for discussion?
Trying to get verified on Twitter? It's way more random than you think.
Because that always works out so well.
Do we portray a consistent self across different social media platforms? A new study examines the faces we share.
New research out of the Netherlands suggests a way to rethink how we get the data we need from the internet and other networks to our devices — at super-fast speeds.
Google's CAPTCHA will use browsing habits to predict your humanity, only relying on the irritating jumble of letters for suspicious, potential bots.