Advantages And Disadvantages Of Using The Internet
Can you remember a time when you could not tweet, post, email, blog, snap, or like someone online? Many people today have grown up being able to do all of these things. But there was a time when none of this was possible. What makes this possible today is what we call the internet.
What is internet?
Internet is the wider network that allows computer networks around the world run by companies, government, universities and another organizations to talk to one another through cable, computers, data centers, routers, servers, satellites and wifi towers that allows digital information to travel around the world.
Internet is also an abbreviation for international network.
Advantages of using the internet
- Information on almost every subject imaginable.
- Powerful search engines.
- Ability to do research from your home versus research libraries.
- Information at various level of study.
- Messageboards where people can discuss ideas on any topic. Ability to get wider range of opinions. People can find others that have a similar interest in whatever they are interested in.
- The internet provides the ability of emails.
- Platform for products like Skype, which allow for holding a video conference with anyone in the world who also have access.
- Friendship and love connections have been made over the internet by people involved in love passions over similar interests.
- Things such as Yahoo answers and other sites where kidscan have readily available helps for homework.
- News of all kinds is available almost instantaneously.
Disadvantages of using the internet
- There is a lot of wrong information on the internet.
- There are predators that hangout on the internet waiting to get unsuspecting people in dangerous situations.
- Some people are getting addicted to the internet and thus causing problems with their interactions of friends andlove ones.
- pornography that can get in the hands of young children tooeasily.
- Easy to waste a lot of time on the internet. You can start surfing and then realize far more time has passed than you realized.
- Internet has a lot of “cheater” sites. people can buy essays and pass them off as their own far more easily than they used to be able to do.
- There are a lot of unscrupulous business that have sprung up on the internet to take advantage of people.
- Hackers can use the internet for identity theft.
- Hackers can create viruses that get into your personal computer and ruin valuable data.
- It can be quite depressing to be on the internet and realize just how uneducated so many people have become in today’s society.