What is internet and what are its various applications?
Internet is interconnection of large number of heterogeneous computer networks all over the world that can share information back and forth. These interconnected network exchange information by using same standards and protocols
Applications of internet
The internet is treated as one of the biggest invention. It has a large number of uses.
1. Communication: it is used for sending and receiving message from one and other through internet by using electronic mail. Some of the web sites providing this service are yahoomail.com Hotmail.com rediffmail.com etc
2. Job searches: getting information regarding availability of job in different sectors and areas. You can publish your resume in online for prospective job. Some of the web sites providing this service are naukri.com, monster.com, summerjob.com, recuritmentindia.com etc.
3. Finding books and study material : books and other study material stored around the world can be easily located through internet. Latest encyclopaedias are available online.
4. Health and medicine: internet provide information and knowledge about field of health medicine people can have information about various disease and can receive help .patient can be taken to virtual check room where they can meet doctors. Some of the web sites providing this service are
5. Travel: one can use internet to gather information about various tourist place . it can be used for booking Holiday tours , hotels, train and flights. Some of the web sites providing this service areindiatravelog.com, rajtravel.com, makemytrip.com.
6. Entertainment one can doun lode jokes, songs muvis, latest sports updates through internet Some of the web sites providing this service arecricinfo.com, movies.com espn.com
7. Shopping : internet is also used for online shopping. By just giving accounts details you can perform the transaction. You can even pay your bills and perform bank related transaction.
8. Stock market updates : you can sell or buy shares while sitting on computer through internet. Several websites like ndtvprofit.com, moneypore.com, provide information regarding investment
9. Research : a large number of people are using internet for research purposes you can download any kind information by using internet
10. Business use of internet: different ways by which intenet can be used for business are:
• Information about the product can be provided can be provided online to the the customer .
• Provide market information to the business
• It help business to recruit talented people
• Help in locating suppliers of the product .
• Fast information regarding customers view about companies product
• Eliminate middle men and have a direct contact with contact with customer .
• Providing information to the investor by providing companies back ground and financial information on web site