The Internet has become very important in today's society. The Internet connects people from around the world on a daily basis. The Internet is used for communication, trading, buying, and selling of stocks. The Internet is also vital to the advertisement industry. The Internet has caused a revolution in the way business is conducted in the twenty-first century.
Businesses all across the world are making money through trading and communicating within seconds on the web. Samuelson 68) says, "Almost everything on it is being given away or sold at a loss". If company's loosing a great deal of money they would not continue to advertise on the Internet. The Internet helps companies, businesses, and also individuals bring in different amounts of income. Many individuals are turning to the Internet these days allowing the Internet Corporation to make billions of dollars. .
"In 1999 Internet ads amounted to 1.8 billion dollars out of the total United States advertising of the 215 billion dollars," said (Samuelson 68). Many businesses spend millions of dollars to advertise their merchandise. This is the price you pay when you are in the world of making money.
High class people are able to use this source of operation to connect to one another. The rural and urban people, also known as the lower class, sometimes are unable to afford the cost of having the web. Most can not even afford computers. "Where he (Kalisha 79) might be interested in free or discounted Internet service if a free computer was offered with it". This goes to show that when Samuelson is saying money is being lost and people cannot make money he is wrong. The lower class people would love the chance to have access to the web, and be able to post web pages to get them recognized in the world. These people would be able to interact with billions of others each day. .
However, the Internet can also be used for evil purposes.