What? You don’t know what an IP address is used for?
Don’t worry. Most of the billions of computer users don’t know either, and to tell you the truth, that’s perfectly alright. Because even though it’s your passport to the Internet, you never have to think about it.
Here’s a “pocket definition” that you can use if someone asked. “It’s a network address for your computer so the Internet knows where to send you emails, data and pictures of cats.”
That puts you way ahead of the curve. In fact, 98% of people on computers right now don’t know what an IP address even looks like.
Your IP address: