It is not just teens anymore adults are doing the same things. Keeping in touch with old high school friends and purchasing things on the internet. The world does not need land-line phones, just cell phones and computers. Pen and paper, bills, mail and postage stamps are no longer absolutely necessary.
An individual can attend college online or have a video conference using Skype all while never leaving the living room. The Web has united people all over the world. Consumers that us the World Wide Web have the access to several search engines. There are search engines for finding criminals in your area. You can find the addresses of where registered offenders live and where they work. There are cameras on intersection stoplights that take pictures of red light runners. It also takes a picture of the license plate number of the car, and the color or type of car it was that ran the light.
You can watch some of these cameras online. “Americans are spending more time shopping, banking, investing and learning on the internet than in the real world. One can actually search/shop for a new home anywhere in the world using the internet. If a person needs find something on the web and they don’t find it, they are probably not searching correctly. A car be selected and purchased all online and then delivered to a dealer nearest to your location. The individual can then download insurance quotes from numerous agents.
A home bound individual can shop for groceries or order medication and then have it delivered to their homes Nowadays, a we can listen to music, watch movies, televisions shows, read books the latest novel, magazines, and newspapers all on the internet . Individuals can even give to charities online. Any type or venue ticket can be purchased and printed in your home online. (The ease of online shopping)
Hotel and motel reservations and restaurant reservations can also be made online. As long as a person has a credit or debit card, they will be able to buy anything on the internet and have them delivered to their homes. Individuals keep journals and diaries online and post their art for other people to comment on. Those who like to take pictures can post them in an online photo album.
The generalized use of the internet could have major cultural consequences. The more time a person spends on the internet, the more their social interaction activity will decrease. The internet inhibits socialization by isolating its users. Individuals have become addicted to meeting people online without having lead to human contact. This I believe could lead to some sort of reality disorder. In about 20 years, no one will have to leave their houses except to get fresh air.