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The benefits of the Internet
 
The development of the Internet was a great milestone in the world of information and communication. The Internet is a vast global computer network that provides access to all kinds of information. The biggest part of the Internet is known as the World Wide Web. It allows users to jump from site to site using links. The Internet offers many benefits. These have eased modem life and helped to increase the speed at which news and information is spread around the globe.

One benefit of the Internet is that it is a valuable resource for information. So much knowledge is now made more accessible to the public. All it requires is a mere click or tap of the finger of the computer mouse. This is truly amazing! Because of the Internet, we are kept well-informed and up-to-date about issues and events around the world. This is done in almost no time at all. For example, we can get news updates, the weather forecast and even recipes for our favorite dishes. Furthermore, if we need to find out more about a particular disease, its causes, symptoms and treatment, we can get the necessary information through the Internet. Thus, the Internet has made information more accessible.

The Internet also plays a pivotal role in modern communication. It is both effective and efficient. Also, it is remarkably reliable. When we send an e-mail for example, we are able to contact a person who is miles away within a very short space of time. Distance seldom hinders communication. Gone are the days when we had to wait days or even weeks before we got news from a relative or friend living abroad. Communication is almost instantaneous. Other means of communication include Skype, Facebook, and Twitter, all of which enable users to make instant contact with another user or users, regardless of where they are.

Last but not least, the Internet offers the user the option to engage in online shopping. This means there is no need for the user to leave the comfort of his home in order to make purchases. Data is transmitted online, goods are viewed and selected online, payment is made online, and the goods are delivered to the doorstep. The online shopper is spared the inconvenience of being caught in a traffic jam, driving round looking for a parking space, and pushing past crowds of people. It is no wonder that more and more people find e-shopping a more appealing option than shopping at a mall.

With each passing day, the Internet is becoming more and more indispensable to modem living. It is impossible to imagine life without the Internet. Rapid changes have taken place since the advent of the Internet and this is ongoing. Almost every aspect of modem life is now dependent on the Internet as a means of communication, a tool for the transmission of information and for business and commerce. It is indeed hard to imagine life without the Internet.
     
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