Advantages and disadvantages of Internet

The most popular and innovative creation in the world of technology is the Internet. The internet is the place where all kinds of information is present and even the communication process is possible using the internet. The world has now become internet dependent because of its vast advantages.

Advantages disadvantages of internet

What are the Advantages of Internet?

  • Communication:

The main advantage of internet is the faster communication than any other devices. It’s an instant process. Communication in the form of video calls, emails etc. is possible using internet. Thus, there is no specific region that can be accessed. It is accessible all over the world. Hence, because of this global issues are reduced since video conferencing is possible where everyone across the world can be in single place and can solve out a problem.

  • Information:

The internet is the source of knowledge. All kinds of information is present in it. it is easily accessed and can be searched more to get more additional knowledge. Information like educational related, government laws, market sales, stocks and shares, new creations etc. is gathered from a single place.

  • Learning:

The internet has now become a part of education. Education like home schooling is easily carried out using internet. Teachers can upload their teaching videos in the internet and is accessed by people across the world which is helpful for all students. The marks are also released in the internet since, releasing mark for the whole institution in notice boards will create chaos.

  • Entertainment:

The internet is now the most popular form of entertainment. Movies, songs, videos, games etc. is available in internet for free. Social networking is also possible using internet. Hence, there is tons of entertainment that is available in online in the internet.

  • Social network:

The social networking is the sharing of information to people across the world. Apart from being an entertainment website, it has many uses. Any job vacancy, emergency news, ideas etc. can be shared in the website and the information gets passed on quickly to wide area. Also the social networking websites are used to easy communications. Example: Facebook and twitter.

  • E-commerce:

All business deals can be carried in the internet like transaction of money etc. this is called E commerce. Online reservations, online ticket booking for movie etc. can be done easily. It saves us lots of time. Online shopping is now the latest trend in internet world where products from dresses to household furniture is available at door step.

What are the Disadvantages of Internet?

  • Information loss:

The information crucial to us or any important files can be easily taken by the hackers. There is no exact proof for the security for the details we store like account number, passwords etc. hence, sensitive information must be carefully stored by the people.

  • Spam:

The unnecessary emails, advertisements etc. sometimes are said to be spam because they have the ability to slow down the system and makes the users to face lots of problems. Spam makes the people get more confused since important emails are also stored along with spam.

  • Virus attacks:

The malware or virus threats are so deadly that affects the system to a greater extend. It immediately deletes all important files and finally the system ends up being crashed. The virus attack is possible in three ways. One it attacks selected files. Two, it harms the executable boot files and most dangerous of all is the macro virus which has the ability to replicate and expand to all parts of files.

  • Virtual world:

The people using internet often will forget the difference between virtual and real world. This causes the people to get depressed quickly and it leads to social isolation and obesity problems. The obesity is due to the lack of any physical exercises. So its better to play outdoor rather in the internet.