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Impact of the internet on society

We live in an exceedingly fast-paced world. Chaos is everywhere. People are so busy with their tough working schedules that they don't even have time for themselves and their families. However, to form our lives easier various technological advancements have been made. Internet is one of the greatest innovations. It is a powerful creation that helps to get endless knowledge. The internet plays a vital role in our daily life. Everything can be done easily with the assistance of the internet. You can buy things online just with a single click. During the worldwide lockdown, the internet was the sole support to provide education and healthcare facilities to the people. Many companies offered work from home to their employees to sustain jobs. This was only possible through the internet. We can easily connect and communicate with our dear and loved ones through various social media platforms. In the old days, no one had ever imagined that our lives will become so much easier now. Internet is incredibly useful. Our world is so much smitten by the internet. You can find the internet in every field whether it is education, healthcare or, business. It has changed the way of working and made it far easier.


There are some positive and negative impacts of the internet. The Internet has completely changed the way we work. We can share a moment with our friends through text, calls, and video calls. Ordering food has become easier. With a click, you can read news from any news source from any part of the world. However, in the earlier days, people have to walk miles to go and buy a newspaper to know about the world's happenings. If you send a letter, it will take days to reach them. Nowadays, you can send a letter through email to any part of the world and it will reach them in less than a minute.


It helps in effective communication through emailing and instant texting in every part of the world. It improves business interactions and transactions which helps in saving time. We can easily send money through the internet. Online Banking has made life easier. Education has received a large boost as uncountable books and journals are available online from libraries across the planet. This has made research easier.


Students can now choose online courses through the internet. Various vacancies have started advertising online which has made job applications easier. Professionals can now exchange data online, thus improving research.


Illegal or inappropriate content is easily available online which isn’t preferable for children below 18 years of age. Addiction to social networks can harm an individual’s life, both personally and professionally. Some miscreants use the web to hack into people’s private accounts to misuse them and also for stealing their bank information. Yet others are known to misuse the web for spreading hate and terrorism, two dangerously catastrophic scenarios. However, those indulging in misusing the web are few and much in-between.


On a world scale, the web has been the simplest thing to have happened to human society in recent years!


 


 


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