Why Is the Internet Good?

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The Internet is good because it provides access to information on a 24-hour basis, allows for communication between people all across the world and allows for the information provided to be updated quickly.

Many different kinds of people benefit from the Internet. Consumers benefit because they can access information from users of products they are considering buying. They can then make a decision to purchase a particular type of product based on how well it works for other people. Teachers benefit because they can find resources to support student learning as well as Web apps that students can use to do interesting work. Business people benefit because they can advertise their products to the entire world for relatively little money. Families and friends benefit because they can keep in touch with each other even across great distances through social media. Job seekers benefit because they can find possible jobs online and can apply over the Internet, saving postage stamps and time. People with specific interests such as comparisons between Old, Middle, and Modern English can find resources and other people who share that same interest. Artists and crafters can find examples of other people’s arts and instructions for how to create various kinds of projects. People with new theories or sets of ideas can put them on the Web without having to go to a paper publisher. People who love watching the news can find live reports online from many sources. People who need to find long lost family members or friends can often do so.