Positive and Negative Internet Impacts

Positive and Negative Internet Impacts
In the current era of globalization, we are familiar with the internet. the Internet is a means to obtain various kinds of information required by all levels of society. The Internet originally appeared in 1969 in the US, a technology initiated by a project undertaken by the US department. The project, called ARPA, is tasked with conducting research that is beneficial to the smoothness and progress of US military tasks, since computer-based so-called ARPANET.

The Internet is a computer-based global information system. so, hanging out with the same internet also hang out with computers. the internet would not exist without a computer. Like a ship without a captain, can not walk as well! So also with the internet, without a computer we can not access the internet. To access the internet we only need a set of computers, modems, and phone lines. Even today do not need to use the telephone network, simply by using wireless internet. so, very easy not to access the internet?
Positive and Negative Internet Impacts
The facilities in the internet are: E-mail (electronic mail), Bulletin Board System (BBS), File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Information Browsing (gopher), Remote Login (Telnet), Advanced Browsing (www), Automated Title search archive, veronica), Automated content search, and audio and visual communications.

The existence of the internet gives a positive impact for all internet users including teenagers. There they can quickly get information, can look it up using google or in another way. But most teenagers use the internet to find friends, chat, send e-mails and search for college or schoolwork tasks. Among today’s teenagers who again rampant are friendster. They are looking for friends through friendster and can also send and send photos or so forth.

Internet is not just for information only, but can be used as a place of sale of goods and services. Internet sales are called E-Commerce (electronic commerce).  this term along with the growing development of computer science and the Internet. This e-com may be interpreted as the exchange of goods, services and / or information through an electronic medium in exchange for money on which payment is made by credit card. The range of business through the internet ranging from ordering flowers to loved ones, selling books, magazine subscriptions, to paying thousands of dollars for the purchase of chip processor that will be used for the computer.
Positive and Negative Internet Impacts
The first step that should be done by entrepreneurs is to create a “homepage” that will serve as a store on the internet. Through this homepage he can disseminate information about the company, and services on offer. The benefit of E-com itself is that it can reduce fixed expenditure, because the company can save the number of employees, as well as the expenses for salaries and physical infrastructure. And vice versa, for E-com consumers offer greater convenience and more choice for goods and services to be purchased at a better price.

In addition to the positive impact, the internet can also have negative impact for the community, especially teenagers. For example the teenagers open porn sites on the internet. That is one of the deviant behavior of teenagers. There they can see pornographic pictures, scenes that can shake the human faith, and it can all damage the morale of teenagers who are the next generation.

In addition, the adverse effect of the internet is the emergence of various kinds of crime. Among them is the theft of money in the Bank through the internet, and usually people who are experts in the field called Hacker. Such criminal acts are difficult to detect because they use their own tactics and certain codes in the execution of their mission. And it can not be known to others. Bank burglary  harm the country because the number of who not only millions of rupiah, but . Another example of crime is a lucky lottery fraud. And there are many more crimes committed through the internet.

From the above statement can be concluded that the internet helps human beings in carrying out their daily activities. The internet can have a positive and negative impact depending on how we use it.

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