How the internet has changed the way we communicate

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When we think back to the ways people communicated before the web, it practically feels like we’re stepping back into the stone age. What with letters from the postal service and telephones being the only way to talk to anyone who lived far away from you, it wasn’t like there was much choice – and who remembers when text messaging was a ground breaking technology?

Nowadays, texting is nothing compared to what we can do online. We communicate with one another in a multitude of ways. Wherever you are in the world, it’s possible to get in touch with anyone in an instant via instant messaging, voice chats, video chats and so on – who could have imagined such incredible leaps in technology twenty years ago? Or even just fifteen years ago? The internet has truly revolutionised the way we communicate, and has made it far easier to stay in touch with the people we love.

It’s simple now to stay in touch with your friends and family back in Canada while you’re on a working holiday in the United Kingdom, or to send photos and other files instantly online as you backpack through Asia. Want to bring a smile to someone’s face? It’s simple; pop them a quick email, instant message them or send them a short video file of yourself sending a greeting and you can be sure you’ll have made somebody’s day. And if you’re the one who’s eager to stay involved with their lives, you won’t ever have to feel out of the loop thanks to the incredible communication opportunities offered to you through the use of the internet.

Whereas in the past you only really had the option of sending letters or using the phone, today your options range far beyond these means for communication to sending emails, chatting through instant messenger, and much, much more. You don’t have to call your kids to find out what they’re up to any more – simply send them a message and you can discover what’s going on instantly.

The web has truly changed the way we communicate and made it far easier to stay informed about the lives of our loved ones – why not get in touch with one of them today and put a smile on their face? You’ll quickly understand just how fantastic the advent of internet communication really is.

Daniel Collins writes for a digital marketing agency. This article has been commissioned by a client of said agency. This article is not designed to promote, but should be considered professional content.

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