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How does the internet impact/affect businesses, education and personal lives? I am writing an essay on how the benefits of the internet and how it affects people's lives.

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The most obvious response to your question at large is that Internet has made communication and information gathering faster and more convenient.  However, if your essay requires you to write from personal experience and observation over actual research, it would be a good idea for you to jot down some personal examples of this, things you've actually experienced or personally witnessed.  Be specific.  Use vivid detail in your description.  And be sure to show how the Internet is connected in the benefits.

 

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I am not sure all of the effects are positive. Is your thesis on the positives, or on the effects? Positive effects are easy access to information, endless inexpensive entertainment, and ways to stay communicating with people from anywhere in the world.

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I've just finished reading Tyler Cowen's book The Great Stagnation . It is one of the most-discussed books about economics of...

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The internet has enabled for business to run more efficiently. The internet has allowed for business over seas to take place without even having to take a trip all while doing so in a timely manner. Also the internet allows for communication amongst a huge staff at a company to be executed in a timely manner with little misunderstandings about what was said.

The internet has broadened education opportunities. Anyone can search some they want to learn about and there is an abundant amount of information to be utilized. Many people can even get their college degree online.

The internet, when it comes to personal lives, can be a hindrance or a delight. Many find their life partners and friends online however it can go south for many when fights go public in social medias.

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The economy experienced a rapid growth due to internet. It reached in every aspect of the people’s life. Education become feasible for many who would like to learn any time online. Friends and Family are connected and new relationships are developed. At the same time it affects a small business who doesn’t have enough resources to develop and update their  websites to compete with the big corporations.Over dependency of it  affects the social lives of the people.