The Internet is so far one of the greatest inventions of all time. The Internet has made it possible for us to do lots of things.
People can shop in online stores like eBay, communicate with family and friends via Skype or Facebook, watch the latest videos on YouTube and make money from it, and so much more:
The Internet has proven to be very useful and has come with lots of advantages. Here are some advantages and disadvantages of the Internet:
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Unlimited Communication The Internet has made it easy for people to communicate with others, because it is cheap and convenient. The only costs are those paid to the Internet service provider.
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2. Abundant Information and Resources: The Internet is swamped with information about anything and everything. There are multiple search engines that have made it easier for Internet users to find information.
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3. Online Service and E-commerce Today it is possible to carry out financial transactions online. You can transfer funds pay taxes and utility bills or book movie tickets over the Internet in the comfort of YouTube office or home.
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4. Entertainment: This is one of the major reasons why many people enjoy surfing the Internet. You can watch movies, listen to music, read gossip columns and play games over the Internet.
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1. Spam Mail: Spamming is the sending of unwanted and useless emails to random people They are illegal and make it hard for people to access their email accounts.
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2. Virus: These are malicious programs that plague the Internet. They attack a computer with the intent of causing harm. They can make the computer malfunction and this can be costly especially if you lose important data.
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3. Leakage of Private Information Credit and debit card details are particularly vulnerable. Make sure to use a reliable payment processor instead of sending your details directly to an individual or business.
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4. Addiction to Internet: Some people spend a great amount of time on the Internet. This affects their social interactions, it can cause obesity and has, in some cases, led to some diseases.
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5. Kids Exposed to Adults -only Content: Internet contains age-inappropriate content like pornography. Unfortunately, such content can be accessed by children. Parents can lock out harmful sites to Keep their children safe Nevertheless, children can still access the Internet from other devices.