HISTORY• Was created in 1969, during the Cold War.• To be have access to information anywhere in the country.• They called this net ARPANET.• ARPANET grew at universities and in the world of research.• The NSF created its own net.• All the nets together formed Internet.
Internet and society• Internet has a profound impact on the world of work, leisure and knowledge worldwide.• Thanks to the website, millions of people have easy and immediate access to a vast and diverse amount of information online.• Internet became a tool of globalization.
Leisure• Many use the Internet to download music, movies and other types of work. There are sites that charge money for their use and others are free, using centralized servers and distributed P2P technologies . Others use the Internet to learn about news and weather.• Instant messaging or chat , and email services are among the most widely used tools.• In more recent times sites like YouTube or Facebook , where users can access a variety of videos on virtually any topic have taken off.• The multiplayer system is also widely used on the Internet.
Internet and its evolution• Initially, the Internet had a clear objective: surfing the Internet for something very specific.• With the growth of so many people on the network, what at first was a small town called Internet, became a planet attached to technology.• The fact that the Internet has grown so much involves a greater number of virtual relationships between people.
Prevalence and source of information • In 2009, a study in the United States indicated that 56% of 3030 U.S. adults surveyed in an online poll said that “if I had to choose a single source of information, I’d choose Internet, while 21% prefer both television and newspapers, and the radio would be the choice for a 10%. This study positions the digital media in a unique position in terms of finding information, and reflects increased credibility in the media.
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