Nowadays, almost all people are from the Generation Z. It is the demographic cohort following the Millennials. These are the people with starting birth years ranging from the mid-1990s to early 2000s.
According to Wikipedia, the significant aspect of this Generation Z is the widespread usage of the Internet from a young age.
Here are 5 of the many answers on how the internet is changing the world.Thanks to Windstream for the information given.
In the old times, phone call, letter, or knock on the door was required to communicate with someone. Then you have to wait for the reply of that someone for a long time. Thankfully, we now have more instant communication options like text, email, video chat, and social media. These options make our life easier and faster.
Aside from the fact that we can communicate with other people easily, media also communicates with people through the Internet. Gone are the days of waiting for the morning paper to get your daily dose of news and weather. Now you can grab your smartphone or tablet and scroll through the headlines of various media outlets and check the local news.
Pulling out an atlas before a road trip (and having several direction arguments while en route) or waiting in line at an airline ticket office to book a flight is a basically extinct. Thanks to Google Maps, GPS devices and online travel agencies like Travelocity, and Priceline, planning a trip or getting to your destination is just a few clicks or touches away.
Doubtless it has helped contribute to thousands of excellent travel agents losing their jobs, and even more hours of time wasted, in return for these perceived monetary savings, according to Edge.
Believe it or not, there was a time when you actually had to visit or call a bank in order to check your account balance. Now you never have to wait in a long line on Friday afternoon or pay day to get cash or deposit on yout account. You just sign in to your account online and you have the most up-to-date information at your fingertips. Some banks also offers app that are downloadable thru your smartphones.
Education and Research
Getting your college degree is more accessible than it was twenty years ago. Working adults who aren’t able to travel to a traditional campus can now get a degree at home, while cooking dinner, washing five loads of laundry, and doing a 3rd grade science project. There are many universities that offers an open classes so you just have your laptop with you and a good internet connection.
When you're looking for answers there's Google and Yahoo just to name a few. There are many things Internet can offer you especially in getting a asnwer. Find about the history of your country, the origin of your surname, and even the time of the sunrise and sunset can be answer using the Internet.
There are many jobs offered online. Whatever country you are in right now, it is not impossible for you to have a home-based job. Just grab your laptop, and make sure that you have a good and stable Internet connection. Find a job, interview via communication applications such as Google Hangouts or Skype.
You can also have your own business online. Selling specidific products online are very timely right now.
There are many things that you can do with Internet. Actually, there much more answerson how the Internet is changing the world. It depends on the person using it and the things he /she do within it.