Good Afternoon. Today, I am going to express my views about the increasing use of the Internet- its advantages and disadvantages.
The Internet arrived just over 20 years ago and is now used by over one-third of the world’s population with the numbers soaring every single year. India has the third largest number of internet users after China and USA. India has noted a 12 percent internet penetration rate which simply means that 12 percent people in India have Internet. But at the same time, India has been identified as the fastest growing online market with a 41 percent rise. This suggests that India will achieve a high potential in the near future.
Needless to say, the Internet has changed the way we communicate, learn and entertain ourselves. It is perhaps the most outstanding innovation in the field of communication in the history of mankind. Right from getting news across the corner of the world to accessing knowledge resources to shopping, everything is at your fingertips. The foremost target of the internet has always been faster communication and it has excelled way beyond expectations. Ask me what’s the biggest advantage of the Internet is and I’ll tell that it’s the information and the resources its gives to learn more about anything and everything on the planet. The search engines are at your service. I believe that Google is the best thing which ever happened to the Internet. Anything, Anytime, Anywhere - Just Google It! Entertainment is another popular reason why people are increasingly surfing the Internet. Playing online games, watching YouTube videos, and downloading music from sites like SongsPK and DJMaza have seen enormous growth in the past few years. And then how can one even imagine a social life without Facebook or Twitter? They have connected people with long-lost friends, enabled instant chats and video conferences where you can meet interesting people. Some of them may even end up finding life partners. And then we can perform all our...
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