Updated: 05/21/2018 by Computer Hope
Internet web surfing

Alternatively known as web surfing, surfing with computers 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 coined by Mark McCahill.


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 and an active Internet connection.

What are some ways I can web surf?

Online aggregation services 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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