The Internet And Its Effect On Society

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The Internet was introduced to human society in 1950s. With the changes internet brought, it has become a controversial source over the past few years. The internet is a mechanical machine used for information spreading, a tool between people for interaction, and collaboration regardless of one’s geography. Like everything, the internet comes with bad and good; however, the benefits should be seen in light of the detrimental.
Internet has become an indispensable part of everyday entertainment. According to Apple®, on February 6, 2013 music fans have purchased and downloaded more than 25 billion songs from iTunes, the world’s most popular online music store. Facebook has roughly about 1.3 billion users, and 829 million people log in each
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In terms of popular social networks, Twitter is the second most popular name after Facebook. Every day 500 million tweets are sent across the web. Thus, with the expansion of online media, the Internet has become an indispensable tool in everyday life.
Education and the Internet have become inseparable. The Internet allows students to connect with the faculty members. Student can use various online applications to organize events and set reminders. Some schools may contemplate the integration of social network as a distraction but in fact social networking can act as a tool for social learning and student engagement among teachers and other students. The Internet inspires students to learn in innovative but safe ways. In the realms of questions about science, English, math and history the Internet can provide free access to educational content with more than 450,000 school-related videos on Youtube EDU. According to Dr. Kashif-Ur-Rehman, who did a group research study on students’ attitudes toward the use of the Internet, Internet use will encourage young generations to make use of technologies to accomplish their goal. Realizing the importance of the Internet, more than 5,000 K-12 school provide Chromebooks so their students can easily access their learning material. Studies reveal that computers and Internet are playing a pivotal role in educational projects and especially in researching. According to Netcraft there are 644 million active websites, making
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