Archive | January, 2012

The Internet Now and Before

29 Jan

What is the Internet? Many people probably don’t know the exact meaning behind it even though they use it on a regular basis.

The Internet is a collect of computers connected to form a global networked environment.

In the past, Web 1.0 is static as it only allowed read-only. This means that users are not allowed to edit the information that were available on the Internet. Today, the Internet has evolved from Web 1.0 to 2.0 where it become dynamic and interactive. Users are now the producers AND consumers.

Web 2.0 gave rise to blogging. This is unlikely, but you may ask, what is a blog?

Blogging became such a big thing that a company was formed.

“Nuffnang.com is Asia-Pacific’s first and leading blog advertising community. Our online platform allows advertisers to serve graphic or video based advertisements onto more than 100,000 blogs hosted on various platforms.”

Many bloggers in Singapore are under Nuffnang. Renowned local bloggers such as Xiaxue, Bongqiuqiu, Beatrice Tan, etc blog for a living. In the past, who ever knew that blogging can bring them money?

Now, blogging is beyond writing journals online. Companies will choose and pay bloggers to write advertisements for them.

The Internet now is so powerful that many new jobs are formed because of it. Now that many of us are going to graduate, have you ever thought of working in a virtual environment?

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