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Internet And Its Utility

  1. 1. Internet and it’s Utility <ul><li>Project Presented By </li></ul><ul><li>Anindita Basu </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction to Internet <ul><li>Internet is a mode of Modern Communication </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail, Chat, Internet Telephony helps in communication </li></ul><ul><li>It is the source of updated News and information </li></ul>
  3. 3. The big Question <ul><li>It is estimated that 25 Million people is communicating on Internet Should Internet then be considered as a Mass Medium ? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction to Project <ul><li>Mission : To bring in front how Internet brings a difference in people’s life and claims to be considered as a mode of mass media. </li></ul><ul><li>Way : Working in an IT company (IntraSoft Technologies Pvt. Limited) to help understand the utility of Internet. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Project Rationale <ul><li>Keeping in touch with long distance pals over Internet </li></ul><ul><li>A relatively new and unexplored form of media </li></ul><ul><li>Difference between traditional and Modern Media </li></ul>
  6. 6. Project Aims <ul><li>Gaining knowledge about Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Learning about tools in Internet like blogs, chat software, Instant messengers, mail services and Internet Telephony as modern way of communication </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring services like News sites, Online Ticket booking, Auctions and banking over Internet </li></ul>
  7. 7. Project Objective <ul><li>Exploring Internet as a medium to the fullest and make others aware about the same </li></ul>
  8. 8. Utilities of Internet <ul><li>Active Agent </li></ul><ul><li>Has a social utility </li></ul><ul><li>Decision Maker </li></ul><ul><li>Networking System </li></ul><ul><li>Fast and rapid Medium </li></ul><ul><li>Peer to Peer Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Easily Upgradeable </li></ul><ul><li>E-Commerce friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to Media Convergence </li></ul>
  9. 9. Social Utility of Internet <ul><li>NGO sites : Charity, News and Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs: Rapid awareness e.g.. Tsunami blogs </li></ul>
  10. 10. Internet as a Mass Medium <ul><li>One to one – emails, chat </li></ul><ul><li>Many to Many – forums, conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous - Mixed </li></ul><ul><li>Asynchronous – Access Websites </li></ul>
  11. 11. Internet and Interpersonal Communication <ul><li>It is more recently applied to all new media. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the best way to bring about interactivity. </li></ul><ul><li>It helps in inquriy and bring about the degree of responsiveness. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Traditional Media vs Modern Media <ul><li>Currently 65% of Internet population report to use internet as a source of news, in comparison to magazines(58%), radio (67%) and approaching network TV (89%) </li></ul><ul><li>31% of news media users surveyed use the internet for the news and information, more than newspaper (23%) and radio (17%) </li></ul><ul><li>As the Internet medium matures, more people are trying online news services. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 4 in 5 internet users(81%) have tried at least at least one of the major online news services like ABC News, CNBC. CNN, Fox News, Zee News, NDTV, BBC etc. </li></ul><ul><li>The majority of internet users (58%) are regular consumers of a least one online new service, with an average of 1.4 user regularly. </li></ul><ul><li>Thus we can conclude that internet will cover up all the traditional media, as it gaining popularity and will lead to Media Convergence. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Survey Results <ul><li>Maximum usage to gain knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum access from cybercafés </li></ul><ul><li>Speed : Medium </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum own a PC </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum agree that Internet changed life </li></ul><ul><li>Next best alternative is Television </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum years of Internet usage 3 to 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>Most prefer Internet Access in Universal English </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisement is necessary in Internet existence </li></ul><ul><li>Internet brings Social development </li></ul>Refer Survey Results
  14. 14. Conclusion of Survey <ul><li>Internet acts as a medium to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>It is gaining importance in people’s life </li></ul><ul><li>Digitalized lifestyle made a difference to society </li></ul>
  15. 15. Summary <ul><li>Internet thus is an important aspect in present scenario consisting of social, economical and political sphere. Acting as a mode faster and wider way of communicating with each other; truly judges Internet as a mode of mass communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Thanking You </li></ul><ul><li>Anindita Basu </li></ul>