Difference Between Two Things

Difference between Internet and WWW

Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between Internet and WWW.

Difference between Internet and WWW

1. Internet is a networking infrastructure, a massive network of networks. WWW is a way of accessing information over the medium of the internet.

2. Internet connects millions of computer together globally forming a network in which any computer can communicate with any other computer as long as both are connected to internet. WWW is an information sharing model that is buit on top of the internet.

3. On internet, information flows in different languages over network via protocols. The web uses HTTP protocol to transmit data.

4. Internet does not utilize web browsers. it is structure on which WWW is based. WWW utilizes browsers such as internet explorer, firebox, google chrome etc to access web documents called web pages that are linked via hyperlinked.

5. There is no creator for Internet. WWW was created by Tim Berners Lee in 1992.

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