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Tips for Successful Online Learning - When it comes to writing you definitely need to be self motivated and disciplined, I’ve learned in my life that committed and stable routines often lead to better learning practices. You always need to be open-minded about sharing your life with others online because the relationships you build between your classmates and instructors is a very important part of the online learning experience. I fully believe part of the learning process is sharing your personal experiences through writing and reading....   [tags: Online Learning]
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Spyware and Online Volunteers - Breaking, Entering Your PC Spyware, the newest and nastiest online plague, can paralyze or commandeer a computer. Help is hard to find, but it's out there. Photos Spycatcher (Richard Hartog / LAT) Related Stories Tech Woes. Firms Have Your Geek November 26, 2004 On The Web Aumha Lavasoft (AdAware freeware) Spybot HijackThis Times Headlines 3 Studios to Release Films in HD-DVD Sony to Pay Ampex to Settle Patent Case Intelsat Satellite Failure Could Threaten Sale Independent Course Taken by Netflix Travel at Web Speed more > ND IG COMPUTER SOFTWARE THE NATION SPYWARE SPYWARE COMPUTER SOFTWARE COMPUTER CRIME COMPUTER CRIME...   [tags: online plague] 2735 words
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How Effective is Online Education? - Abstract: Recently, there has been a rush to create web-based instructional courses. The approach that is being taken to create web-based courses is to create websites that will function as the central distributors of information and materials. Based on the format and content of the course, the student is to go through lesson by lesson to complete courses. In this paper, I address some of the problems inherent in this approach, especially with respect to 18-22 year-old undergraduate education. Introduction Technology has had a large impact on the field of education....   [tags: Effectiveness of Online Classes]
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The Legal and Ethical Issues of Online Gaming - Abstract:  This paper describes the new market growing around online gamers: professional gamers, wagered tournaments, and buying and selling virtual items. After outlining and describing several prime examples, the paper then discusses the legal and ethical ramifications of the virtual world having monetary value.  It shows that despite the positive effects of drawing more people into the gaming community, playing games for money compromise what many consider to be the purity of the gaming experience....   [tags: Online Gambling Essays]
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The Threat of Online Publications to the Traditional Publishing Industry - The aggregate demand of published material, both online and offline, is a fixed number. Publishers in today's mass media market face fierce competition; each customer that an online publisher wins comes at the expense of its offline counterpart. To illustrate, imagine the unequal slicing of a pumpkin pie representing market shares that vary in size. The sum of all shares, or 'slices,' adds up to the total client base. Although each publisher already owns a portion of the pie, it still covets those who have a bigger slice....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]
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The Details of Chat Rooms and Online Communities - Online communities. What are they. Well I’m not too sure. One thing I can tell you is that when I hear those words I usually think of chat rooms. I am sure you know that if you go online one of the things you can do is go into the chat rooms. In fact, one of the first things I did when I first go America Online was go into a chat room. I remember my friends telling me how much fun it was. I wondered what was so fun about it. f I wanted to talk to someone why wouldn’t it be more exciting to just pick up the phone and call some one or just get together with some of my friends....   [tags: Online Communities, internet, USA, chat rooms,] 793 words
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Online Classes vs. Traditional Classes: My Opinion - There are some students who find it easier to work in internet classrooms and some others that find it easier to stay with traditional classrooms. I think someone may choose internet classrooms if they have difficulty interacting with teachers and other students. Some people do not like being in the classroom because they do not feel at ease around certain people especially those who treat others with disrespect. It is hard for a student to concentrate and learn a lesson when they have that kind of pressure....   [tags: Online Classes, ] 405 words
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Online Communities - I. Introduction York university in Canada once created a web site called York University Student Center Online. This web site concern about the student activities on campus and outside. First lunched in 2001, the aim of York’s website is entertainment and media publication. It has a good reputation among other Canadian universities’ websites. The web site archives many of the student activities since its launch till today. Some of the website activities are holding online orientations for new students, weekly newsletter about student clubs and organizations, collecting donations, web register for events and concerts, online discussion with professors....   [tags: essays research papers] 2566 words
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Online Communities - Online Communities "Now, please, everyone lock your wings, let the air out of your shoes and prepare for a period of stimulated exhilaration. Everybody ready. Let’s get in ‘sync’ for our Flight To The Future. (Reid)" Welcome to the 21st century. Everything is changing very quickly in nowadays. Many unbelievable things are happening right now. We are getting college credits without attending classes everyday. Instead of going to schools with heavy bag packs, we just stay at home and take classes through the Internet....   [tags: Technology Internet Communication]
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Online Business - Online Business Abstract This paper includes the process of online business; how to sell a product, advertising, various ways to create awareness and how to become a reseller. Laws and conditions for an online business. Online Business Introduction This article includes the process of online business; how to sell a product, advertising, various ways to create awareness and how to become a reseller. Additionally it consists of Laws and conditions for an online business, spamming, electronic signatures and online sales tax....   [tags: Ecommerce Ebusiness] 1273 words
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Online Communities - Online Communities. To start off my essay I would like to stress on the fact that an online community is not created online communities evolve and flourish. Most of the well built online communities take time and effort to establish them. In this essay I will be covering topics like how people interact in an online community, also will be looking at how to facilitate a successful online discussion and how to evaluate the success or failure of an online community. With the dawn of the new century and advances in computing, companies and organisations realised the importance of getting a target market of potential customers and employee's which is based online and thus providing a faster and e...   [tags: Internet] 1822 words
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Women Online - Women Online Is it better to be a woman online or a man online. Which sex is more respected. Do women have better conversations then men or is it the other way around. Can women participate in a debate with men and still be heard. Are women being treated equally online in comparison to their male counterparts. These are some of the questions that are asked in the articles of Dale Spender and Laura Miller. Dale Spenders article entitled Gender-Bending, and Laura Millers article entitled Women and Children First: Gender and the Settling of the Electronic Frontier....   [tags: Internet Feminist Technology Essays]
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Online Communities - Online Communities The Internet...the most exciting, mysterious and phenomenal form of communication to date. It allows people to enter a world where they can explore far off places they would not dare to venture into in the tangible world. It gives people the opportunity to communicate with other human beings from all over the world using nothing but a keyboard. It is an information highway, a place where research can be gathered on any topic capable of entering into the imagination. My exposure to the world of Cyberspace began six years ago when I entered college at California State University, Chico....   [tags: Internet Technology Computers Papers]
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Online communites - Online communites The advance in technology during the past decade has made it possible for people all over the world to communicate with one another. Online communities consist of groups of people communicating to one another through the use of a computer. A number of online communities exist, anywhere from Jewish teen groups to Ultima Online, a communication game in where thousands of people may play at any given time. Groups ranging in size from a few people to thousands or even millions of people are forming communities in cyberspace....   [tags: Technology Internet Computers Papers] 2759 words
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Online Community - Online Community What is an online community and who is a part of it. Online community is a community where people communicate, exchange information, and make business through the internet access. It's the community of all people who can afford to have a computer or have the ability to access the internet. The internet is easy, inexpensive, convenient to use and available to all. The internet has a low monthly fee that everyone can afford to access. Sometimes they even have free internet access....   [tags: Internet Web Cyberspace Essays]
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Online Marketing - 1- Paper Free Marketing A very effective form of direct marketing is email marketing which uses electronic mail to send a sales pitch to potential customers. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent on electronic mail marketing each year in the United States alone. Marketers work diligently to develop a mailing list of customers they can send mail to repeatedly without incurring the cost of printed newsletters or traditional direct mail. The delivery time is often just a few seconds or minutes compared with the days it takes the post office to deliver a piece of mail....   [tags: Marketing] 562 words
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Inline or Online - “Inline” or “online”, this very question is being asked by many different schools all around the country. As we enter a new age of technology, more and more schools are beginning to see the benefits of being “online” Over 100 years ago Albert Einstein could have never imagined this thing we call the Internet. Although he was busy discovering nuclear fusion and theory’s to explain even the most puzzling questions, the Internet was never a thought that would come up. The Internet can be used to find all sorts of information, from the author of a famous book that you’ve been dying to read, or the stock quotes for the day....   [tags: essays research papers] 1051 words
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Online Communities - Online Communities When searching for online communities I decided to research a subject I already had a little knowledge about. My friend had told me about an online forum he was subscribed to named Blisscent. Blisscent is a group of over 1500 people who are interested in the musical style of shoegaze rock. For those who do not know what shoegaze sounds like it can be described as a spacey textured form of hard rock; shoegaze began in Britain during the early 1980’s. Shoegaze is a semi-sleepy music....   [tags: Music Shoegaze Internet Essays] 1138 words
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Censorship Online - Censorship Online There is a section of the American populace that is slowly slithering into the spotlight after nearly two decades in clandestine. Armed with their odd netspeak, mouses, glowing monitors, and immediate access to a world of information, both serious and amateur Hackers alike have at last come out of the computer lab and into mainstream pop culture. Since I despise pleading ignorant about anything, I chose to read Mr. McDonalds article because of its minutia concerning the future of the more amusing aspect of computing: the game....   [tags: essays research papers] 503 words
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Online Innovation - Project overview: There is a great need for a full service and price competitive on-line meat shop. At this point, we may explain our company nature before and after go online like from “Blick and Mortar” to “Click and Mortar”. If we combine this need being met with the feel of shopping at a real “home town” meat shop our competitive advantage will be far greater than that of our competitors. There are very few alternatives for on-line meat shops. There are notch stores such as Bisonmeat.com that ships bison meat at a premium and targets only a small demographic....   [tags: essays research papers] 404 words
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America Online - Mission Statement "To become the world’s most respected and valued company by connecting, informing and entertaining people everywhere in innovative ways that will enrich their lives." Introduction America On-line (AOL), the largest commercial on-line service provider in the US, has been presented with a daunting task. Remaining a viable competitor in an increasingly crowded, fast- changing and competitive market. . Consumer services are entering a highly contested market that is expected to be even more competitive with the arrival of telephone and cable television giants in the months to come....   [tags: essays research papers] 833 words
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Braun's Online Presence - Key Issue: Braun’s main concern is to determine in which extend it is beneficial for the company to extend its online presence, and how aggressive the expansion should be. Recommendation: It is recommended that Braun increase gradually its online presence in order to maintain a broader customer base. However, an aggressive increment of its online presence is not recommended since it would be too risky for them. Rationale: Nowadays, online presence is a “must” for many businesses. Moreover, being a Canadian sports retailer, it is an asset to have access to other markets that guarantee sales throughout all the year, and not just in the summer season....   [tags: essays research papers] 330 words
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The Adult Learner and Online Competency - ... As compared to the adult learner, traditional learners may not always have clear objectives in mind (Tews, 2013). Adult learners are more disposed to accepting accountability for their own learning (Tews, 2013). Critical thinking is a tool for decision-making and solving problems, which is an important characteristic of a prosperous learner at a distance or traditional (Tomei, 2010). Learning outcomes in online instruction reflect both the course goals and students’ information technology competency (Shinkareva & Benson, 2007)....   [tags: prosperous students, self-directed learning ]
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Adult Learning and Online Classes - ... Many traditional students are expected to stay in school by their kin (Tews, 2013). Traditional learners may not always have a precise objective in mind, unlike an adult learner (Tews, 2013). Adult learners are more disposed to accepting accountability for their own learning (Tews, 2013). Critical cerebrating is an implement for making decisions and solving quandaries, both attributes of the prosperous learner whether traditional or a distance (Tomei, 2010). When research compares the duration devoted to distance versus traditional injuctive authorization in the areas of distribution of instructional content, student counsel and advisement, and the student assessment, the findings pelluc...   [tags: teachers, students, self-efficacy]
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Internet Gambling, Online Gambling - Online Gambling   There is a major issue to be dealt with, which is spreading with little regulatory oversight and no effective screens against participation by the young and the vulnerable.  Internet gambling represents one of the fastest growing segments of online activity with more than seven hundred web sites now providing users the opportunity to wager everything from casino games to sporting events.  According to internet research firms, the industry will pull in $1.5 billion in world-wide revenues this year.  That figure is expected to hit at least $6 billion by 2006.  Also, a survey conducted by the Pew Internet and American Life Project concluded that $4.5 million Americans have...   [tags: Journalistic Essays] 778 words
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Online Term Papers - Online Term Papers With the limitless resources available through the internet, students have plenty of opportunities to get "professional term papers," always with promises of "high quality, guaranteed." Countless sites offer papers for anywhere from no cost to $40 for a "custom written" three-page paper complete with bibliography. Some even offer prewritten college entrance essays, with prices reaching as high as $80 for two pages. Students only have to do is fill out an online form indicating their hobbies and activities....   [tags: Papers] 365 words
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Online Communities or Mental Pictures? - Online Communities or Mental Pictures. It was 11:00 p.m. on a Tuesday night. I sat at my computer typing and anxiously waiting for a response. “Hello how is everyone tonight?” “I am from Virginia, where are all of you from?” No one responded to anything I said. I tried again, “Does anyone want to chat?” Again, I was ignored. I felt lonely, confused, and upset. “What is wrong with me?” I thought to myself. I hated knowing that I was the one being rejected in this so-called “community.” Are there really such things as “online communities?” Can you form friendships with the people you come across in an online community....   [tags: Internet Communication Chats Essays]
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Marketing And Online Dating - In the very unique industry of online dating, an e-business must use many marketing tools and techniques to catch the eyes of the business's audience. If the e-business is for some reason unable to accomplish this, the online dating sight will not last long. This section will discuss the marketing tools and techniques used by e-businesses in the online dating industry. There will also be a rating of the three most common online dating networks, rating many areas of the site from ease of use to customer service accessibility....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1045 words
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Importance of Online Advertising - IMPORTANCE OF ONLINE ADVERTISING Importance of Online Advertising Kathy Kudler opened Kudler Fine Foods in 1998 to allow people with one place to shop for a broad medley of fresh food one would find at specialty stores. Kathy had success with her store and soon expanded into two other locations and has a vision of further expansion along with creating a mutual relationship with her customers. Although she has developed good plans to help market her stores, she has neglected the importance of online advertising and needs to expand her marketing scheme on her website....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1193 words
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Online Travel Industry - Online Travel Industry Internet travel bookings have been very prosperous these past couple of years. During the first three months of 2005, Internet travel bookings grew about 20 percent in the United States from the year earlier. Companies like Expedia, Travelocity, and Orbitz are putting more emphasis on selling to corporations and expanding in foreign markets. Travel has become one of the Web’s most developed categories. According to comScore, “online leisure travel bookings reached about $51 billion last year, or 44 percent of all online sales....   [tags: essays research papers] 313 words
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America Online: Is It For Me? - America Online: Is It For Me. You have probably heard of the Internet, but you weren't really sure if it was for you. You thought about it, but after all it costs so much and things like pornography and improper language are used everywhere, right. Wrong. Perhaps, I can convince you that America Online will be worth your time and money. One of the main reasons that people don't go online is that they think that it costs too much. America Online or AOL doesn't really cost all that much. When you sign on you get from 10 to 50 hours free, depending on the software that you download....   [tags: essays research papers] 616 words
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Separation of Online Communities - Separation of Online Communities On January 10 of 2003, I struggled with an inorganic chemistry homework problem on entropy before the night of my exam. I logged on to an inorganic chemistry forum. This forum is similar to the structure of a classroom. The forum is popular among two types of members, instructors and students. The students post their homework, and the instructors answer the questions posted by the students. The average number of posts in that site is 30 per day. The forum is extremely popular and continuously filled with questions and requests for help with homework....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers] 1387 words
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Eating Disorders in Online Communities - The Internet has an infinite amount of resources to occupy its users, and certainly two of the most frequently used applications are that of the chat room and message boards. Chat rooms perfectly exemplify the concept of an online community, where real-time communication happens between users everywhere in the world. Whereas message boards allow for the posting of journals and stories that can later be responded to by others that connect to that website. These virtual interfaces provide the backdrop for a whole new dimension of social interaction....   [tags: Communication Computers Papers]
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Online Relationships - Online Relationships Cyberspace relationships have the advantages of time, distance depletion, and fantasy abilities (Suler). Internet users can take on different identities or take part in fantasy games. They can become someone else. James Katz and Philip Aspen report that the Internet is a place to make friends and stay in touch with far away relatives (Stoll). It makes distance disappear. Also, online a person is given time before they must respond to the other person (Suler). They are given the opportunity to better articulate themselves in writing....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]
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Online Education - Online Education Online learning is definitely one of the newest and fastest moving industries; more and more students are opting to getting their degree this way instead of going to a land college, mostly due to the convenience of the schedule, where before a full time employee, could not fit schooling into their schedule, but they are finding out now that they can do this through the online environment, so they are utilizing this alternative way of achieving their higher education. Yet, the online environment is unlike the land college, because there is no face to face contact, so the University of Phoenix tries to make the experience as realistic as it can by: 1) providing a rEsource for...   [tags: E-learning Distance learning Online] 713 words
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Taking a Look at Online Gambling - Online gambling has become the rage all over the world for entertainment purposes. Online slot machines have become one of the most popular gambling entertainments to hit the Internet. Online slot machines are aptly named pokies because when they were first introduced in places like Australia and New Zealand they carried symbols of fruits on playing cards. The name has stuck through the times and that is why they are called online pokies. Pokies are designed to capture people’s attention and awe of all its glitter....   [tags: online entertainment and vice industries] 571 words
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Meet That Someone Special With One Of The Free Online Dating Services - The days of waiting for the special someone to come waltzing into your life have long gone. The internet has given a new outlook to dating. With the availability of free online dating services you could be talking with someone in a matter of minutes. When you date online the amount of people available for you to meet is endless. There are benefits to this form of dating, but there are also many negative aspects to be aware of before venturing out to the world of online dating. Due to the site you are considering being free to join, anyone will have access to joining....   [tags: Online Dating Services. tips, ] 522 words
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Online Education - Online education has grown since it first came about, there are mixed views on whether it is truly beneficial. The reasons for the huge growth of online education is money even though online education targeted working adults that have little or no time to sit in a traditional classroom for millions of men and women serving in the armed forces online education has made earning a degree much more possible. In recent years there have been significant technological growth with this growth technology has changed the way we do a lot of things from communicating to warfare with such influences on society there is no surprise that education feel its wave in researching this topic it seems that in tr...   [tags: Teaching, Education]
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Online Dating - A few years ago, I was given my first computer and was introduced to the World Wide Web, and America Online (AOL) chat rooms. It never occurred to me that I would meet someone online that I would consider being in a relationship with, nor talk to more than a few times. I thought wrong. In today's society where almost anything and everything is done online, online dating is not an uncommon or taboo thing to do anymore. There are numerous websites with billions of subscribers, who pay up to forty dollars a month, looking for their perfect matches....   [tags: World Cultures] 731 words
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Online Marketing - These days, businesses are going for different ways to promote their products. Before the inception of the Internet, businesses were trying to promote their products through conventional marketing strategies. But now the whole scenario has been changed dramatically. Whether it’s a small business or a corporate sector, every one out there is trying to promote their business through the Internet. The Internet has proven to be one of the most cost effective ways for promoting product or service. There is hardly any platform like the Internet that can bring you such a good way to exhibit your product or service on the global screen....   [tags: Marketing ] 1085 words
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Benefits of Online Schools - In the 21st century the world has witnessed a huge change due to the power of technology. At one time it was necessary to physically attend class to gain a higher education. However now the development of computers and other machines have changed the face of higher education, as people know it. Online education has a number of benefits for students such as low cost, convince as well as flexibility that traditional universities do not offer. Fires, it is obvious that online schools are a good opportunity to attend in school with lower cost....   [tags: traditional schools, technology] 579 words
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Online Education Programs - Understanding and comparing the positive and negative aspects of both approaches The number of people enrolling in online education programs is growing at a phenomenal rate. Prospective students view the non-traditional approach, or the online option, as a way to not only further their formal education but also as a means to expand their opportunities and advance their careers. The following information is meant to illuminate and inform you about the differences between an online education program and the traditional education experience and also give you some positive and negative aspects concerning both programs....   [tags: traditional educational environment] 568 words
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Online Classes or Traditional Classes - Teachers do not want to be the student to break regular classes, do they. Traditional classrooms are called traditional for a one good reason. We students are used to this way of teaching because of its effect on students. Now, there is a disagreement that online classes are a better way of education. There is better resources in a traditional classroom than in an online class. Traditional classrooms help students interact with the teacher and classmates more often. Class taken in classrooms are also use to schedules other than giving the responsibility to the students....   [tags: alternative education methods] 556 words
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Diversity of Online Communities - Diversity of Online Communities The article in U.S. News & World Report called "Go Play-On the Web" represents a community of virtual gamers on the Internet. These games are a lot more complex than the online gaming of the past. When these people that belong to this particular community log on to the net they are interacting with each other in huge 3-D virtual worlds. Some of these games focus on a particular subject like playing virtual game shows with others on the net. Some of the new games that are just recently being released are far more complex....   [tags: Technology Internet Games Essays]
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Online Civil Behavior - With the creation of the internet, people can hide as “anonymous” and say anything they choose because they’re alone in reality. In this essay I will focus on exploring why people behave the way they do online, and present some positive recommendation changes. My main argument is that good people can behave poorly in online situations, but civil behavior can be encouraged by changes to online environment designs. It’s proven that bad experiences are focused on more than good experiences. Online interaction can relate to this in two ways....   [tags: Anonymous, Interaction] 659 words
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The Benefits of an Online Degree - According to San Diego University's College of Business Administration, college students drop out for a multitude of reasons. Among these are homesickness, personal family issues, and demands from part-time or full-time employment. Unfortunately the job market these days can be a harsh reality for those lacking some sort of degree. If some of these issues can be eliminated, so many more people will be able to find prosperity despite their situation. One way to prevent these all too common problems from becoming potholes or even stop signs on one's road to success is to enroll in online classes....   [tags: time, cost, convenience] 580 words
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Online Discount Insurance Leads - Insurance leads are available for buying from online sources. This is advantageous both for the insurance agent and the customers because the internet is the quickest means for the two groups to get in touch with each other. These days a successful insurance agent would definitely try the online insurance leads. It provides a great competitive edge over others. The online Discount Insurance Leads not only serves as a profitable source of income but also provide leads with loads of discounts or at affordable pricing....   [tags: Insurance] 512 words
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Wire and Online Banking - 1. INTRODUCTION: Today’s society is totally dependent on automated financial services such as wire and online banking. During the recent years, we are hearing that the fraud has evolved in wire and online banking fraud, many new types of mal-ware being deployed on those banks which have yet to put robust solutions. While online banking fraud has been around for many years, very few cases has been filed .Reports of fraud cases nearly explode and banks are looking for ways to protect their channel in online banking....   [tags: automated financial services] 519 words
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The Impact of Online Social Networks - Twitter, Skype, Facebook these are just a few of the online social networks we utilize day to day, which has made connecting to others easier than before. A social network is a structure made up of individuals or organizations that are tied by one or more specific types of relationships such as friendships. Although traditionally operated with person to person contact, it is now more popular online through social media networks such as Facebook and Skype. There are millions of persons with wide ranges of personalities who are looking to develop new friendships or to simply become a part of a group in order to share information on these websites....   [tags: Social Networking ]
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Residual Online Income and HubPages - Residual Online Income and HubPages HubPages is a residual online income site that lets you earn money from your writing. You do so by creating "hubs" (articles), which are just pages full of written content, photos, videos, polls, quizzes and -- last but certainly not least -- advertising. When you sign up and become a Hubber, as the members of HubPages are affectionately called, you are allowed to start publishing hubs. The way you earn residual online income is by sharing a portion of the ad revenue generated by these hubs....   [tags: Online Income] 803 words
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Online Learning and Adult Learner - ... Nearly 3.5 million students are taking online courses during the fall 2006 term; nearly 300 thousand more students from previous year (Allen I. E., 2007,p.1). That’s a huge number of students that realize that online learning can be a new way to learn and save time and energy since it can be done in your own surroundings. What about the students who may just want an associate’s degree. Well according to a report in 2007 on Online Learning Online Nation: Five Years of Growth in Online Learning (Allen I....   [tags: education method, online courses]
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Safety and Security in Joining Online Casinos - More and more people around the world are now enjoying their own time spent in online casinos. However, a great number of people may not yet fully trust online gaming because of safety and security reasons. The steps in joining any online casinos may be very easy but people would like to be assured that they are dealing with legitimate providers. People who would like to try online casinos may take note of the following important things that they can do before they give out their financial information....   [tags: online gaming, gambling, legitimacy] 677 words
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Online Shopping Reviewers Are Not All That They Seem - ... Along with this, the tone of the review also has factors into the fact that the review may be a fake one. If the review sounds more like a press release or a legal document, it probably is not a legitimate one. The main point of this article by Ngo is that reviews that fall between are more reliable. People that really did purchase and use an item are more likely to talk about the reliability of an item and the overall value of the item Although one or two fake reviews will not affect the overall rating of an item, many of them can have a negative affect....   [tags: fake reviews on online websites]
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Ebay: A Multinational Online Auction Service - ... Right now they have a large base of customer that are proven to be loyal, but they still can expand their target market and increase their customer base. People are changing they way the purchase and sell things and eBay can take advantage of this and penetrate new markets and find new potential customers. Over the years eBay has pursued numerous acquisitions that has allowed them to compete on the global scale and continue their growth and prosperity. Some of the most important ones include Half.com, which allow them to enter the fixed price marketplace and the purchase of PayPal give customer another way to make their purchases and ensure their transactions were safer....   [tags: e commerce, online industries] 2095 words
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Online Marketing - Business has captured this internet two decades ago. Many companies are playing as third party to connect sellers with buyers. Companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Yahoo, and etcetera are completely dependent on such kind of business. Basically, Internet marketing means marketing all over internet including via emails and wireless media. It includes technical and creative aspects internet, including design, development, advertising, and sales. All of this comes under umbrella of “Virtual World”....   [tags: Marketing]
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