Essay On Internet And Friendship

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What is the internet? The internet is a global network system which has revolutionized the entire world. It connects people by just a few seconds, conducting business and entertainment without lapse of time. It can be accessed from anywhere and anytime. The origin of used network is for the sputnik. Since 1980s, the Advanced Research Projects Administration (ARPANET) has developed the earlier packet switching network served as a backbone for military networks and interconnection of regional academic. Following the growth of generations, most of the technological device was able to connect internet which we can simplify it as WIFI . All we need is just a smartphone or a technological device, we can easily connect to the internet immediately.…show more content…
We can easily maintain friendship through internet in forms of email, blogging and social media. However, is internet strengthening friendships or making them shallower? Are we using the right way to maintain our friendship? By using internet is the easiest and fastest way to keep in touch with friends. For example, Skype is a well-known platform where you can video call your friends which are few kilometres away or in other country, they can connect with you in real-time as if you are sitting side by side. With the internet, we no longer have writing letters to each other and waiting for the postman to send or receive the letter in order to maintain our friendship. Besides, we connect with friends by playing online games, especially multiplayer online games. We often share the same score and goals is also a way to maintain friendship. According to a study conducted by the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland those who play online multiplayer games together are able to form lasting relationships with each other as easily as face-to-face friendships. Moreover, internet help us found long-lost friend. For example, we can easily found our primary schoolmates or even friends in kindergarten by searching their names on Facebook and we will get a list of result. From the list we got, we can narrow it down and found the right person
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