Internet vs Cybernavigation - What's the difference?

internet | cybernavigation |

As a noun cybernavigation is

navigation through cyberspace or the internet.



Alternative forms



(en noun)
  • (lb) Any set of computer networks that communicate using the Internet Protocol. (An intranet.)
  • (lb) The Internet, the largest global internet.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author=(Oliver Burkeman)
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=27, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= The tao of tech , passage=The dirty secret of the internet is that all this distraction and interruption is immensely profitable. Web companies like to boast about "creating compelling content", or offering services that let you "stay up to date with what your friends are doing", "share the things you love with the world" and so on.}}
  • (lb) An internet connection, internet connectivity, access to the internet.
  • A fictitious unit of scoring, awarded for making outstanding posts.
  • * 2008 , Anonology, [// Re: Narconon Exposed tonight on Canadian TV] , alt.religion.scientology, Usenet
  • You did a nice job there Patty... you came off as intelligent, well-spoken, and concerned about the well being of the victims, in stark contrast to the self-serving, uncaring, unconcerned attitude of the Narconon spokeswoman. 100 internets for you!
  • * 2010 , Bilbo, [// Looking for a Billiard] , alt.smokers.pipes, Usenet
  • That's not a must, but 1000 internets go to the first person to find one.
  • * 2010 , [// Re: What Did You Watch? 2011-11-10 (Thursday)],, Usenet
  • You win one internet .
  • * 2011 , [// 10 Not So Insanely Great Things Apple Released Under Steve Jobs] ,, Usenet
  • I hope this is sarcastic. Otherwise -100 internets for you.
  • * 2013 , Devon H. O'Dell, [//], comp.os.plan9, Usenet
  • Do I win an internet ?

    Usage notes

    * When referring to the global internet, the term is frequently capitalized: Internet. Over time, however, this is becoming less common. * The internet, the world wide web, and cyberspace are often considered synonymous.

    Derived terms

    * interweb, interwebs * cable internet

    See also

    * Web *


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  • Navigation through cyberspace or the Internet.
  • * 2000 , Rem Koolhaas et al'', ''Mutations
  • One can deride the playful, game-like character of cybernavigation , the illusion of the virtual world.
  • * 2000 , Dani Cavallaro, Cyberpunk and cyberculture: science fiction and the work of William Gibson
  • At the same time, the console cowboy's cybernavigation is based on the idea of physical and mental absorption into channels (those of the matrix)...
  • * 2004 , Lynn Spigel, Jan Olsson, Television after TV: essays on a medium in transition
  • The show's visual design transforms the act of television viewing into that of cybernavigation and exploits TV's analog signal to offer a digital experience...