We all have at least one person in our life that is crazy about computers… the sound of the keyboard typing away throughout all hours of the night. With the advanced technology society has brought us, it is a normal occurrence in your typical household. Since the computer has become so accessible to mostly everyone, life has become much easier for humans. What would we do without the Internet? You can find information on any topic you choose, from the click of a button or two, right at your fingertips. You can communicate with others from across the globe, or even look up movie times at your local movie theatre. Maybe you just want to get lost in a good videogame. With the computer taking over our daily lives, everyone takes advantage of it in different ways. With all the different uses the computer provides, this creates various types of computer users.
I myself use my computer for entertainment. I surf Facebook regularly, and check out what my friends are doing all the time. I guess I would fall into the category of “social networkers.” The social networker category consists of people who have accounts on the majority, if not all, of the social networking sites. Most social networkers check their Facebook, Twitter, and other various chatting sites daily. They spend hours chatting with friends and meeting new people. Some sites provide a connection to other chatters around the world, in the blink of an eye. The social networkers will sign into a chat room, where they stay up all night socializing with people around the globe. A new gadget that is included in most laptops today is the webcam. This provides a whole other way of communicating. Sites including Omegle, Stickam, and ChatRoulette provide not only someone to type to, but someone to physically talk to and look at. The options for the social networker are becoming endless, and you will often notice them up all night long, signed onto their buddy list until dawn.
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