Advantages of using the Internet
The internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that interchange data by packet switching using the standardized Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP). It is a "network of networks" that consists of millions of private and public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global scope that are linked by copper wires, fiber-optic cables, wireless connections, and other technologies. The International Network (Internet) brings to birth a whole new means of communication. Through the super network of computers, it allows people to exchange information with one another all over the world. The Internet carries various information resources and services, such as electronic mail, online chat, file transfer and file sharing, online gaming, and the inter-linked hypertext documents and other resources of the World Wide Web (WWW).
The most important use of the internet is the ability to send electronic mail. The mail is transmitted around the world in a matter of minutes. For the business world, where time is money, the e-mail is a fast and convenient way compared to the snail-mail, which is our ordinary mail. Family seeking to keep in touch with their children studying overseas can also use e-mail. They will save money on their long distance calls.
Being on the Internet means children will have access to a multitude of networks available worldwide. Children will have access to information to the latest issues for studying purposes and researches. Valuable software like Microsoft software can be downloaded for free. School projects can be researched right at home.
There are countless activities which one can do on the Internet today’s such as visit to an art galley, museum, browse through some advertisements and shops, or read the same day’s newspaper published thousands of miles away. If you’re feeling bored , just surf on one of the many chat channels available...