Applications of the Internet for Business

The internet has many applications for businesses. The internet was first used for the sharing of files between government departments in the US between 1957 and 1989. As of the year 1989 the Internet became publicly available around the world enabling home and smaller businesses to have access to files on the other side of the world within seconds.

Since this time the internet has evolved to a stage where the primary uses of the Internet is to advertise businesses, to teaching, enable deeper research and collaboration of documents.

The applications that the internet is used for in business include but is not limited to:

– eLearning
– Business Management
– Instant and Email Messaging
– Blogging
– Advertising
– Sharing