Benefits of Internet.

Essay by blue_girl1977College, UndergraduateA+, November 2005

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What is the effect of time spent on the internet on a person, her family, her employer, the companies she does business with and the communities that they live in? The internet has become a powerful and widespread communication platform. The internet has started to change the way of society in a few beneficial ways. The internet's usefulness, a person keeping up with her friends or family, and the ability to go to school without leaving your home are a few of the beneficial ways.

There is little doubt about how useful the internet can be. Internet's biggest positive aspect on society is its ability to create a world wide community. School children can receive help with homework, investors can keep track of stocks, sports scores and statistics are just a click away for fans. The communication in the world wide community allows researchers to work together frequently at any time shortening the time needed to research and develop new products.

Millions of people are spending hours "on-line" each week. Today, nearly every reputable business has a website; hundreds of businesses operate only through the internet. People work, shop, pay bills, plan vacations, and chat with family, friends and even strangers on the internet. Most everyone in society has access to a computer. Of all the personal computers in the world right now, the majority of them are connected to the internet. More and more homes, companies, and schools are getting hooked online everyday with the internet. This change has started to become the new way of life present and future. This method is becoming more and more common.

I feel that the ability to get a higher education from your home is one of the best benefits of the internet in society. With access to all this information...