Day: October 1, 2017

Introduction -Using the Internet

Introduction -Using the Internet

INTRODUCTION Internet is probably one of the greatest inventions of the century. Internet has been perhaps the most outstanding innovation in the field of communication in the history of mankind. As with every single innovation, internet has its own advantages and disadvantages. But usually, greater magnitude of advantages outweighs its disadvantages. The term internet was practically anonymous to most of the people. And today internet has become the most ever powerful tool for man throughout the world. The internet is a collection of various services and resources.

The Internet or the World Wide Web is indeed a wonderful and amazing addition in our lives. The Internet can be known as a kind of global meeting place where people from all parts of the world can come together. It is a service available on the computer, through which everything under the sun is now at the fingertips of anyone who has access to the Internet. When man has lived a life without computers, why is it not possible now? In olden days people had to do things going to each place. But with the advent of internet, everything has become easy; Internet has become a vital part in life.

The foremost target of internet has always been the communication. And internet has excelled beyond the expectations. Now we can communicate in a fraction of second with a person who is sitting in the other part of the world. Information is probably the biggest advantage internet is offering. The Internet is a virtual treasure trove of information. Any kind of information on any topic under the sun is available on the Internet. The search engines like Google, yahoo is at your service on the Internet. You can almost find any type of data on almost any kind of subject that you are looking for.

There is a huge amount of information available on the internet for just about every subject known to man, ranging from government law and services, trade fairs and conferences, market information, new ideas and technical support, the list is endless. Entertainment is another popular reason why many people prefer to surf the Internet. In fact, media of internet has become quite successful in trapping multifaceted entertainment factor. Downloading games, visiting chat rooms or just surfing the Web are some of the uses people have discovered. There are numerous games that may be downloaded from the Internet for free.

Many services are now provided on the internet such as online banking, job seeking, purchasing tickets for your favorite movies, guidance services on array of topics engulfing the every aspect of life, and hotel reservations. Often these services are not available off-line and can cost you more. Internets have been useful in many fields students benefit by browsing the internet for information regarding their subjects. The most common thing the Internet is used for is research. Children and students are among the top people who use the Internet for research.

Today, it is almost required that students use the Internet for research. The Internet has become one of the biggest sources for research. Almost every day, research on medical issues becomes easier to locate. Beside a lot of advantages, Internet has some disadvantages too. People who spend too much time sitting in the front of computer can easily get ill. Radiation emitted by computer’s screen is harmful to eyes. People who spend too much time at their homes (because they needn’t go anywhere, they can do everything using Internet) are getting weaker. Sitting for a long time is also harmful to the spine.

Internet can be addictive. Some people just can’t live without it. They have no real friends and when Internet is down they are getting furious. The Internet is the most popular source of spreading viruses. Most of the viruses transfer from one computer to another through e-mail or when information is downloaded on the Internet. These viruses create different problems in our computers. For example, they can affect the performance of our computers and damage valuable data and software stored in our computers. Pornography is a very serious issue concerning the Internet, especially when it comes to young children.

There are thousands of pornographic sites on the Internet that can be easily found and can be a dangerous factor to letting children use the Internet. Children using the Internet have become a big concern; they can easily be lured into something dangerous. In conclusion, mostly internet brings huge benefits to people. Internet makes people’s life more convenient and efficient because of its fast and accurate properties; internet offer people large information; Internet also helps people easy to communication with each other and internet brings entertainment to people so that people have more fun in life.

However, internets can harmful people. Internet increases the rate of online criminal; internet enlarges the generation gap and put young in dangerous and internet also decrease the chance of face to face communication. Government should pay attention on those negatives internet brings to people and try to solve these problems in time. Can either choose to take advantage of this era, or simply let it pass them by. The Internet is a very powerful tool. It has many advantages; however, people need to be extremely aware of the disadvantages as well.