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.
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By Diana Brown
The popularity of neighborhood social networks keeps exploding. But building community comes with some unintended consequences.
By Dave Roos
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.
By Dave Roos
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?
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.
By Chris Opfer
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.
Friday's widespread Internet outages hit companies such as Twitter and Spotify hard. Are any systems safe from distributed denial-of-service attacks like these?