The internet has revolutionized the world but it brings both its good and bad things.The advantage of it out weighs its disadvantage. The internet can be both helpful and hindering to people in many ways.All the things in this world has advantages and disadvantages.Merits of Internet
People can connect and interact with others quickly and cheaply.The internet is like the knowledge of world. We can find any information or almost anything in a number of languages, quickly and efficiently.The search engines like google; yahoo etc are used for searching information.It is also helpful in the educational fields which helps in E-Learning and distance education which provides online classes for students.E-Commerce is another advantage of internet.It puts forward new business and also enables the facility of online shopping.Entertainment is also available in internet.For downloading games, songs and also for getting into various social networking communities internet can be utilised.
Demerits of Internet
Increasing types of crime and security threats.It is not 100% safe due to hacking and people stealing information from other people’s identity.While using internet you must be aware to keep your personal details such as name, address, photos etc secured.Spamming is another problem which means sending unwanted e-mails in bulk which provide no purpose and it obstruct the entire system.Virus is nothing but a program which disrupts the normal functioning of your computer system and also affects hardware.For children, pornography and paedophiles, which mislead the children.This is a major threat of internet.