Uses of the Internet include checking weather and news reports, sending/receiving email, performing financial transactions, shopping, searching for jobs, playing games, listening to music and even taking classes electronically. The Internet is used daily by all sectors of society, including individuals, corporations and research institutions. The reasons for using the Internet vary based on several factors including gender and race.
Regardless of age and gender, people use the Internet for personal and professional reasons. They may explore websites to gather information used to facilitate their jobs, and also use the Internet for obtaining information on topics such as religion, healthcare and medicine. People also use the Internet to communicate, to manage electronic bank accounts and as a means of entertainment, such as playing games and watching video clips.