On or In The Internet

Internet is an inseparable part of our lives, and we always refer to its data. But how can we talk about them? Do we use 'in the internet' or 'on the internet'?

"On" or "In The Internet" in the English grammar

Which One Should Be Used?

'On the internet' is the correct usage and 'in the internet' must be avoided when speaking about the data that can be found on the internet.

On the Internet

'On the internet' is used when talking about any data available and read by an internet user. This can include a picture on social media, news articles, and even this grammar lesson. For example:

I read about this news on the internet.

Here, we are talking about a data that was found by an internet user.

You can find anything on the internet.

In the Internet

'In the internet' is incorrect and the usage must be avoided. Use the correct form 'on the internet' instead.

Don't believe everything you see in the internet.

Don't believe everything you see on the internet.


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