Impact of the Internet on America's Soceity

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The Impact Of The Internet On Different Aspects Of America
LueAnn Wolaridge
University of Phoenix

The Impact Of The Internet On Different Aspects Of America
The Internet has evolved from a military program to a world that is available to just about everybody. One cannot underestimate the way the Internet has changed people lives. Surfing the web is so commonplace it has infused our daily lives. The Internet has forever changed how we receive and send information, communicate, shop, bank, date, and now participate in the political process. The Internet has revolutionized the way we communicate. Millions of people access the web daily. “Over the past few years, online groups have used “convening technology” to create face-to face social bonds” (, 2005, p. 1-5). Online dating has become one of the main ways to meet potential partners. People are establishing communities within the Internet world based on a person common interest and objectives. Within these communities one can chat and exchange information, which could possibly lead to friendships, and even marriage. Starting in the mid 90s the Internet had a major impact on our society and the way we conduct our daily lives. The e-mail has us attached to the computer and shopping on line has transformed the way we shop. The need to go from one store to the next searching for an item is no longer necessary. With just a click of the mouse one can access hundreds of stores competing for our dollars. The Internet will play a huge role in future election. It has opened doors to new ways of raising funds, rallying the people, and marketing. Many politicians are using face book to solicit voters and volunteers. The Internet also changed voter’s abilities to interact with the candidates, “37 percent of adult population used the Internet in 2004 to get political news and information, discuss candidates and debate issues in emails, or participate directly in the political process by...
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