Today, with all the technology readily available to us, I cannot imagine a life without it. I am a self confess gadget dependent. I start my day by getting hold of phone and checking my mail and social media accounts. I constantly do the same thing the whole day that it is even the last thing I do before I close my eyes. You see, that is how dependent I have become and I am pretty sure a lot of you dear readers can relate.
During my high school year, that was the start of the booming Internet industry. People were starting to have laptops that must be connected to a line using a wire in order to use the web. Eventually, there were wireless networks and new gadgets introduced in the market that has made everyone hooked to it especially with the introduction of social media websites. Friendster, MySpace and all the other websites are starting to sprout out like mushrooms left and right. Then came Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn as well as the use of popular search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing. With all these becoming more visible in the Web, people instantly became hooked to it. Aside from research and communication purposes, the web has given more opportunities to people from all walks of life. Business transactions are sped up because the purchase of products can now be done online and paying can be supported by the use of credit cards or easy payment setups. People who live in different countries can now easily trade and exchange documents by simple sending an attachment through electronic male. Conferences from partners all over the world is now possible by making use of voice and video calls.
Aside from trade, the World Wide Web has given more job opportunities for people all over the world. For example, web designers and other information technology specialists can now offer their services to people who is need of online support by providing them with a customized service like the best social media packages. They can make use of their knowledge and experience to help strategize a plan that will get the attention of potential customers and lead or convert them to paying clients. Another sector in the industry who has greatly benefited from this technology are the stay at home mothers, professionals who need part time work or even retirees who are looking for another source of income that they can do without having to leave their homes. Medical transcriptionist, online writers, virtual secretaries, researchers and other things that can be done in the Web are easily offered to those who are in need. Outsourcing has become more popular as business owners can now lower down their operating expense and still get the same quality of work from individuals who live in different countries.
The Internet has truly help mold a better future for this generation giving them more opportunities that will help them develop themselves and garner a better source of income.