Internet Browsing and E-mail

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(a) Differentiate between E-mail Address and URLs.
(b) Define the sign up process on any web mail facility.

(a) E-mail Address
Every email account has a unique address. An email address usually has two parts:

  • User ID
  • Identity of email service

These two parts are separated by by the symbol @ e.g In this example, myemail is called user ID. It is used to sign into the email service.

URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. The URL is the web address for any given web document. Every web document has a unique URL. Example of URL is