Introduction – International Internet Day is celebrated on October 29 every year worldwide. This global day honors the anniversary of the first message which was sent between two computers on October 29, 1969, via ARPANET.
History – Firstly, World Internet Day was observed on October 29, 2005. Later, the World Summit on the Information Society celebrated this global day in Tunisia in November 2005. In this summit, it was decided to celebrate World -Wide Day of the Information Society that resulted in World Internet Day being observed on that day.
Significance – The invention of the Internet has revolutionized our lives and made it easier in touch with our family members and close friends. Internet is the largest network all over the world and is a huge source of up-to-date information of vivid kinds that can be shared by people worldwide. In the year 1969, the internet came into existence in the form of ARPANET when the United States Defense Department Agency make a network for their research work Due to the improvement in technology of computers connectivity, the ARPANET was closed in the year 1990 and afterward, the Internet became more popular.
At present, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, schools, coaching institutes, or colleges start online classes for students with the help of the Internet to prevent the spread of coronavirus worldwide. You can also purchase electronic products, clothes, furniture, clothes, and many more with the help of the Internet. By using the Internet, you can also online payments including electrical bills, telephone bills, mobile recharge, Dish TV recharge and many more. The Internet also provides several services to people in the form of Telnet, WWW (World Wide Web), e-mail, FTP (File Transfer Protocol), and many more.
Millions of people use several social media websites including WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and many more by using the Internet. You can also submit admission forms, and job applications to several companies worldwide and deliver them in seconds with the help of the Internet. You can receive online train, bus, or airplane tickets at home with the help of the Internet. By using the Internet, you can send or receive money without visiting a bank through several platforms. You can also operate your bank account by checking balance, sending or received money, and other works via several platforms by using the Internet.
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, you can online work from home and freelance projects by using the Internet. You can also freelance works online on several projects with the help of the Internet. If you introduce a new company then promote your products by online marketing or digital marketing with the help of the Internet. Thus, the Internet plays an important role for online works, study, payment, sending or receiving money, and purchasing goods during the Covid-19 Pandemic