We are living in an era of internet revolution. Each and everything is available and on hand in the internet which makes our life easier as well as competitive. Today we cannot think of a day without the access to the internet because it has a large amount of influence in our daily life. It is hard to realize that there was period where the people lived without the internet. The ancient people may not have even thought of the internet life which the modern people are following. Internet revolution can be compared with the first industrial revolution that happened in the 18th and early 19th century which entirely changed the face of society. So as the Internet has changed the face of modern society.
Before the introduction of the Internet the life was extremely different. Before the internet people struggled a lot for the ...view middle of the document...
“With the Internet, documents with text, graphics, audios, videos, and interactive objects can now be transmitted quickly to anyone with a simple click of a button” (Comer, 1997, p. 41).
Information systems and methods were limited like anything in the past. They depended on library, T.V, news papers, and radio for the latest news and information’s. “In the past, if you needed to find information on the history of Latin America, you had to go to your local library. Then, you were limited by which books and resources the library carried. With limited budgets, libraries cannot be expected to carry the best sources for every. Today, you can access information on any from the Internet through academic journals, online encyclopedias, book reviews, and more” (Shelly, et al, 2009, p. 7).
In the past people had only limited facilities and games for the enjoyment in the leisure time. But today the people are blessed with lots of facilities and online games in the internet. Before the internet people were limited in social life such as in making and engaging with the friends. But today social networking sites such as Face book, MySpace and Orkut etc helps the people to mingle with the friends at any time that they wanted. Before the internet the students were required to be in the classroom but today it is not necessary. Students of today are at a great advantage. The convenience of online courses is growing increasingly popular. People no longer have to be in a classroom at a set time and listen to a lecture for three hours by a professor or teacher” (Farr, 2006, p. 47).
The advent of internet has changed all the things that were followed by the people in the past especially in the field of education, business, information, entertainment, communication and social life etc. So after the internet really overpowered before the internet and also changed the whole set up of the daily life of the people around the world.