The Internet and the Web are interchangeable names, right? Nope, wrong! The internet is the massive conglomeration of inter-connected computers around the world, a sort of global infrastructure of computers. The Web, however, is simply an application that links the millions of computers around the world into one gigantic spider’s web.
This infographic provides a simple and clear understanding of how the internet and the web actually work. It’s worth noting that the seamless reach and connectivity that we take for granted, came about thanks to brilliant minds way back in the 70s and 80s!
Infographic Source: How the Internet Works (Animated Guide) by Internet.Frontier