Internet Essay

Topics: Problem gambling, Addiction, Internet Pages: 3 (1081 words) Published: August 8, 2013
Introduction "The number of the Internet users worldwide has reached the two billion mark", according to the UN's telecommunication agency, "and nearly one person in three surfs online, with the world's population exceeding 6.8 million". The Internet is becoming more and more essential in our daily life. However, the problems of study, work and leisure which rely on the Internet are becoming increasingly serious. Under the circumstances, people should find solutions to make Internet more academic reliable and provided with high-level data security and predict being a breeding bed of gambling addiction. First, in this article, it will talk about the problem happening in Internet study especially academic reliability. And then this essay will point out the lack of data protection, with using the Internet for work. After that it will show the Internet gambling problem. The solutions can be seen after each problem. Finally, a conclusion including about the summary, limitations of this essay and future research will be shown at the end of this article. Study Apparently, there are a large number of information in the Internet, however, inaccurate information, misconceptions and different opinions from the Internet also can be found by the students and researchers. It suggests that to use the Internet for study is not really academically reliable. For example, in Nicole T. Ansani(2005) and his colleagues research, by means of using AOL, MSN, Yahoo, Google .etc to search terms related to arthritis, only 11.9% of all the 600 arthritis web sites were valuable for the users and provided the analysis, moreover, none of the web sites can be understood by the readers with no more than a sixth-grade reading ability. Therefore, they made a conclusion that "the quality of arthritis information on the Internet varied widely". Although determining the reliability of information is increasingly becoming a problem on the Internet, there are some ways to help people identify how to...
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