JERRY MASON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JERRY MASON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Young boy using internet. View of a young boy using a personal computer to access the world wide web (WWW). The WWW is a global network connecting thousands of host computers on the internet for free exchange of information. This information is stored as hypertext documents: text documents which have other data (such as pictures and links to other host sites) embedded in them. The hypertext is read using a browser program to automatically connect to other host computers. This boy is looking at the BBC online site, the web page of the British broadcasting corporation. It is regularly updated with news and current affairs stories.
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