Uses and Abuses of Internet

Uses and abuses of internet

In the fast growing world of communication, internet is comparatively a new entrant but it has brought about a great revolution in the field if communication. In a very short span of time, it has linked together the whole world. In simple terms, internet means the connection of a large number of computers with one another. Now, through internet, almost all the computers of the world are interconnected with one another. Seen in this context, internet has transformed the world into a global village in real terms. 

Internet is replete with countless advantages. It has made possible man’s access to countless websites, informative programs, scientific discoveries, global, political, social, economic and cultural developments, world events and happenings, great libraries, treasures of knowledge, vast information and entertainment and much more. Then, internet is proving a low-cost source of chatting, communication and scholars; a doctor can learn about advancement in medicines and surgery; an adventure can explore the remote corners of the world, a job-seeker can observe job-advertisements and an ambitious person can find his life partner also. Unfortunately, the wrong and corrupt use of internet has also made it a great curse and nuisance. Many people use internet for vulgar chatting, nude films and immoral programs, there is a mushroom growth of Net-Cafes and computer-centres where in specially designed private cabins along with young boys and girls, elderly people and small children too are seen busy in doing vulgar chatting and watching immoral programs. This thing not only destroys their moral character but also wastes most of their precious time. Moreover, it is playing havoc with all our religion, social, moral and cultural values. Then, internet is used to spread disinformation rumors sensational news, poisonous propaganda and computer virus. All this causes a large-scale harm. As internet has confined to the four-walls, healthful activities like sports, games, social gathering, cultural activities, sharing of feelings, etc. are vanishing away rapidly.

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