Knowledge is power.
This is a short essay I wrote on the Internet and the impact it has had on our country. I had an hour to write this so it’s basically whatever came to my mind in that time. I love the Internet and use it constantly so I found this to be a fun exercise. Did I pass? Let me know your thoughts in the comments.
“Of all the technological advances in this country since its establishment, the Internet has had the largest effect on the lives of its citizens. The Internet is available to almost everyone, any time of day. It provides a virtual library of digital information.
It has been said that knowledge is power. The Internet gives individuals in this country the power to accomplish things as never before in its history. A person can search for answers to countless questions. Google, has emerged as the dominant Internet search provider to the point that “Google it” has become a normal phrase in our everyday vocabulary.
The Internet has allowed numerous businesses to flourish. Companies like Google, Apple, Amazon.com, and Microsoft have expanded their reach from this country throughout the world. People from anywhere can access these businesses and utilize their goods and services along with numerous other businesses.
The Internet enhances our daily communications and connects us to people we may not otherwise know. It allows people to expand their social network through various software applications and online platforms, like Facebook or Twitter. Information can be exchanged with people across the country in an instant through email and instant messaging applications.
The Internet provides an avenue for massive amounts of media consumption. It is now accessible from many devices such as, desktop computers, laptops, mobile phones, and tablet computers. From these devices, a person can access large libraries of videos, TV shows, movies, music, magazines, news and more.
The Internet provides access to a web of digital information accessible to anyone, anywhere, anytime. This barely scratches the surface of the impact the Internet has had on the lives of the people of this country. ‘Google it’.”