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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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?
The caustic tone of the 2016 presidential race is powerfully affecting ordinary social media users. Will that destroy a lot of social media relationships?
Google AdWords aren't just for selling products.
By Dave Roos
Looking for love online? Then stop tooting your own horn so much. Oh, and one other thing.
By Chris Opfer
There's a lot of live-streaming going on lately. As a result, courts may soon be busy defining when it's appropriate to record or broadcast video.
The social media giant activated its Safety Check feature for the first time in the U.S. on Sunday after the Orlando attack. Here's the scoop on how it works.
By John Donovan
In an odd twist, retweeting could be negatively affecting your memory of the content, and causing comprehension declines even after your Twitter session is over.
Data plans are precious ... and finite. So knowing where to get your WiFi fix matters. With that said, have you tried a city bus? Or space?
By Oisin Curran
The hugely popular streaming platform wants you to know that it isn't just for gamers.
Some couples have a shared Facebook account, even though Facebook frowns on the practice. What does it say about their relationship?
By Alia Hoyt
HowStuffWorks loves podcasts, and our staff of podcast hosts offer up recommendations of their favorite ones to obsess over.
The "Serial" team has just released its second season. Here's the scoop.
Tired of swiping left for Tinder? Fret not. AI could soon streamline your dating life.