The Intrigues of the internet is what can not be overemphasized. As of June 2017, 51% of the world’s population was on the internet from every continent of the world, people are on Skype, twitter, Facebook, g-mail, buying, selling, gaming, chatting, e-conferencing, on YouTube, live streaming and on Whatsapp. At every singles second of the day, millions of internet users are clicking away.
Yet the question begs, why do people find the internet so fascinating? Is it the convenience internet gives to online shoppers, having their groceries delivered to them at their doorsteps? Is it the ability to effortlessly carryout various banking transactions without having to step into a bank? Or watching your favorite football team live, without subscribing to any cable television?
Whatever drives you to the sticky web, you are not alone on that web. Billions of internet users are finding it impossible to get off the internet. Some can’t even imagine how life was without the internet!
As an educational resource the internet provides more books than any library in the world could muster. E-learning and webinars provide millions of students with the ability to study from home with the simple click of a mouse.
As a source of entertainment, the show never ends! Millions of movies, series, action, comedy, drama, adventure and whatever catches your fancy. The internet provides you with a never-ending movie ticket!
Social media is probably the number one source of traffic on the internet. As at the third quarter of 2017, Facebook had 2.07 billion monthly active users**making it the first social media to ever do so.