Why settle for someone in the neighborhood, if there even is someone in the neighborhood, when you can meet someone online who you may be better suited to online? That opens the parties up to more danger, but it also opens them up to greater true intimacy. Among the dangers, are exploitation of children that potentially makes them victims of both sex and violence. Children who go online spend about 10 hours a week online, only 1 or 2 of which are in academic persuit. Vice President Al Gore announced that some of the top Internet companies, such as America Online, would include on their home pages new tools to help parents ensure their children's privacy and safety online. Technology is Changing the Advertising Business, Advertising Educational Foundation, February 3rd 2001 For Partial Fulfilment of the internal assessment required for ITGS Date: November 4th, 2003 Word Count: 976 Presentation of The Issue Personalized Internet advertising has become a trend in the last 3 to 4years. Interactive online advertising greatly personalizes advertising.
Busy lifestyles and an increase in travel are also reasons why dating sites have grown in popularity. Whereas 10 years ago a few desperate souls looked online to find love, much to their own chagrin and the concern of their family and friends, online dating has today become an enormous part of the dating scene, and indeed has spawned very successful industry in the dating market.
from Brooklyn, NY for suggesting this week’s topic: Online dating, once a fringe and stigmatized activity, is now over a $2 billion industry.
Over 40 million Americans have given online dating a try, and over a of the American couples married between 20 met online.
But is this a positive development or something to be concerned about?