Surfing

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Internet web surfingAlternatively referred to as web surfing, surfing describes the act of browsing the Internet by going from one web page to another web page using hyperlinks in an Internet browser. The term "surfing" was first used by Mark McCahill.

Tip: When someone is surfing the Internet they can be referred to as a surfer or a net surfer.

What are the requirements for surfing the web?

To surf the Internet, you must have a computer with an Internet browser that has an active Internet connection.

What are some ways I can web surf?

Today, there are a number of sites and online services that allow you to surf the Internet. Some of the most popular places include Reddit, StumbleUpon, and Pinterest. Also, you can use a search engine such as Google to search for anything that interests you.

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