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Topic: Does the Internet have a Positive Influence in our Society TodayResearch Question: The Internet has a Positive Influence in our Society Today

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Theme: Technology Topic: Does the Internet have a Positive Influence in our Society Today Research Question: The Internet has a Positive Influence in our Society Today Ten years ago, the Internet was practically unheard of by most of the people. Today, the Internet is one of the most powerful tools throughout the world. Internet plays an important role in our daily life. There are a lot of advantages and disadvantages of using Internet. However, the advantages of using Internet out weight the disadvantages of using Internet. Firstly, education is one of the main advantages of using Internet. In the Internet, there are educational articles, learning journals, and sample essays that we can read online. Besides that, one of the most common thing that the Internet is used for is researches. Children and students are among the top people who use the Internet for research. ...read more.


We can now communicate with our relatives around the world by simply chatting or sending them an email and we can get response from them without any delay. The internet has also opened up face to face direct communication from different parts of the world, thanks to the helps of video conferencing. Internet has helped to bridge the cultural gap by helping people from different cultures to communicate with one another, and allow for the exchange of views and ideas, thus increasing awareness and reducing prejudice. On the contrary, there are still some parents out there that are fear of Internet because they are possibilities that their kid are chatting with a harmful person. As a result, there have been many cases where children have been convinced to meet people they have talked with online. In fact, "stories seem to come out every week: a child or teenager lured into something foolish, dangerous, or even deadly on line" (Weise 2004). ...read more.


However, sometimes while doing online businesses, situation like not receiving the goods after we have pay or the company that we are doing business with is not exist. We call this business fraud. There are a lot of people out there who is doing fraud business; hence we should always have all the information that we need before dealing with them. In conclusion, I can say that Internet gives us a lot of benefits especially in education, communication, and business. The Internet certainly gives a positive influence to our society. Talking about the negative influence, there are actually many things that we can do to get rid off the negative influence such as installing available software programs with which a user can choose to block offensive web sites on individual computers or networks, enacting laws making distribution of certain material, such as child pornography illegal, and parents must actively guide and guard their children when they online. ...read more.

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