Pros and Cons

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Internet

Millions of computers are connected to the Internet, which is the largest computer network in the world. Using the Internet can be beneficial as well as there are drawbacks to the Internet.

Computer networks are made up of two or more computer systems. The Internet is a global network structure that integrates computers to form a worldwide network.

Advantages of Using Internet

  • There is a lot of information on almost every subject that we imagine or want to explore.
  • There are powerful search engines that contain a huge number of databases to answer our all queries possible.
  • The Internet allows us to give an ability to do research from your home rather than the research libraries. You don’t have to visit any research library nowadays for research work and paper works.
  • There are many websites on the internet that can provide you with valuable context or ideas for the research and the output for your research.
  • The Internet allows us to communicate with people around the world. We can have discussion boards or any topics that can be discussed on the internet, we can have communities to discuss things around the world.
  • The internet also allows us to provide the ability of emails. Free mail services in any country from anywhere in the world.
  • There are so many tools that can be used as a video call or connecting people on the face to face basis.
  • There are tools they can have features like connecting people from one place to another place. They can have connections on the internet. (i.e Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).
  • Community sites like Quora and Reddit are very powerful and helpful for people.

Disadvantages of Using Internet

  • There is a lot of wrong information on the internet. There are very unrequired things on the internet that can be categorized as age group-based content or unnecessary content that does a bad impact on society.
  • There are dangerous viruses that can cause serious damage to people and their devices.
  • Some people are getting addicted to the internet and thus causing problems with their interactions with friends and loved ones.
  • Pornography can get in the hands of young children too easily.
  • Easy to waste a lot of time on the internet. You can start surfing, and then realize far more time has passed than you realized.
  • The Internet has a lot of spam sites and phishing sites that cause troubles of hacking losing data and easily losing your money spending time on spam and phishing sites.
  • Hackers can create viruses that can get into your personal computer and ruin valuable data.


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