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The Internet’s Impact On Society

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The Internet’s Impact On Society

  1. 1. The Internet’s Impact on Society Rebecca Chu
  2. 2. Internet Growth <ul><li>The Internet has grown rapidly within the past decade </li></ul><ul><li>It has changed the way the world communicates through the media </li></ul><ul><li>Internet access has globalized the world </li></ul>
  3. 3. Affect on Newspapers <ul><li>Newspaper businesses have decreased in size and numbers </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet has also affected newspapers worldwide, such as in Australia and the United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Traditionalists believe that the newspapers can adjust to change within new environments, while others believe that newspapers will eventually become extinct in the United Kingdom </li></ul>
  4. 4. Affect on Libraries <ul><li>Virtual library environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reached locally and globally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A virtual library allows resources to be digitalized and saved </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Future directions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Libraries must organize and reorganize information effectively and accordingly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overall, the Internet’s effect on libraries has resulted in quick and easy access to information for users </li></ul>
  5. 5. Affect on Children <ul><li>Special software that teaches elementary-aged children basic skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ABC’s and 123’s </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Critical learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational computer games </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology can expand children’s knowledge of the world </li></ul>
  6. 6. Affect on Teenagers <ul><li>Positive </li></ul><ul><li>Schoolwork </li></ul><ul><li>Educational research </li></ul><ul><li>Negative </li></ul><ul><li>Addiction </li></ul><ul><li>Necessity </li></ul><ul><li>Deterioration of social skills </li></ul><ul><li>Impatience </li></ul><ul><li>Replace personal needs and social interactions with the Internet </li></ul>