Hey, what’s an IP Address?

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An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is like your home address but for computer networks and the internet.

Imagine you are trying to send a letter to a friend through the post office. You need to know their address to send them the letter. Computers need to know where to send the information.

IP addresses are how the computer knows where to send and receive information over the…



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Chad Underwood

American writer sharing experiences in life, writing, technology, and content creation.