For new users, the Internet might seem like a confusing, alien place, full of odd terms and social practices, made up of technologies which all seem to have their own set of cryptic acronyms.
But you can learn about the Internet using the Internet itself. In this section, explore some introductory information. First, find out how to Protect Yourself against security threats. Next, find out what the Internet is and what the Web is. Learn about the Internet's social norms and how to conduct yourself within online social dynamics with
To get a perspective on the Internet's place in the global networks used for online communication, look at some maps of the online world.