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What Is My IP Address?

Your IP address is something you probably rarely think about, but it’s vitally important to your online lifestyle. Without an IP address, you wouldn’t be able to get today’s weather, check the latest news or look at videos online.

Why?
Because without your IP address, websites like web0.ml, CNN or ESPN wouldn’t know where to send the information you asked for. They wouldn’t be able to get it to YOUR computer.

Things You Need to Know About Your IP Address:
Whoever you interact with online could discover your IP address (if they know how to find it).
Your IP address isn’t obvious to others, but it isn’t hidden. A website’s network administrator and technically savvy types can identify the IP addresses of computers that visit their websites or send emails. But all they can see is a number…the same one you see on WhatIsMyIPaddress.com.




IP addresses are assigned to computers, not people.
The IP address you see the one you’re connected to a network and the Internet with is assigned to the comp…