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Features Of Internet Best Note

Features Of Internet Best Note

The network has grown enormously in the last ten years and every sees new and easier ways of accessing the information on it. However, there are set of  features that are considered essential on the Internet.

Features of Internet chat, social media, e-mail, FTP
Features of Internet

These features are:

  • e-mail
  • Search engines
  • Chat
  • FTP


 e-mail or eletronic mail is the most widely used feature of the internet. Using e-mail a user can send and receive mails through computers, to and from any Internet user. e-mail uses the network to send text, messages, audio, and video files. You can send a message to one user or a group of users. Users can read, print, forward, reply, or delete a message. E-mail is popular because it does not suffer transportation delays which are common with postal mail. Moreover, you are not required to pay any money for postage.

Search Engines

The vast amount of information present on the internet makes it difficult for any user to locate the require information. To overcome this problem, there are several web sites on the Internet known as search engines that enable a user to easily locate the required information.

A search engine enables you to find information by typing a keyword. or a combination of keywords. For example, if you want information on Rabindranath Tagore, you can type the keyword Tagore on the web page provided by the search engine. The search engine will search through the web servers and display the titles of web pages that contain information on Rabindranath Tagore. Some popular search engines on the Internet are Google, Yahoo, and Bing. 

The features of internet google search engine
Google Search


It is possible to chat with other computer users through Internet. Chatting is an online conversation with users on the Internet. It is similar to a telephone conversation, except that users type in what they have to say, rather than speaking it. To chat, need to connect with social media like Facebook, Whatsapp, Hike etc. You can video chat with people. You need to connect a chat server using a login name and a password. The login name is used to identify the user.

The features of Internet social media
Social Media


FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. The FTP program is used for transforming data files between computers on the Internet. FTP can send and receive data to and from any distant computer on the Internet to the user's computer. The FTP program provides commands that enable the users to manage files. FTP enables a user to download files from computers connected to the Internet. Downloading is a process where a file is copied from a distant computer to a user's computer across the Internet. As same uploading is a process where a file is copied from a user's computer to a internet server.  

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