What do users do on the Internet?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by _ORiON_, Jul 26, 2007.

  1. _ORiON_
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    i'm doing a paper.
    i know most of activities that are done on the net:

    email
    forums
    groups
    chat
    blogging
    surfing (merely looking for interesting site)
    online banking/payments (eBay, Paypal. and online banks)
    MMOG

    but i don't know other activities that might not be so known yet still significant in terms of users doing it.
     
  2. shootme

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    DL'ing and pr0n are also standards.
     
  3. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

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    Yeah, downloading is one of the biggest [​IMG]
    Especially music.

    And pr0n, from the age of 12.
     
  4. DeepFriedAsian

    DeepFriedAsian GBAtemp Fan

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    Download, play games, E-mail, porn.
     
  5. Strider

    Strider Next to the mainstream

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    - administering my servers
    - vpn to support other pc users
    - buy and sell stuff
     
  6. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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    Research. The internet is my library.
     
  7. MAD_BOY

    MAD_BOY Lazy bum

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    downloading, email, chat and porn basically
     
  8. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

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    Torrents, games, movies, music, and like mthr said, research.
     
  9. BoneMonkey

    BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    and ................ wait you can do more stuff on the internets ?
     
  10. deathfisaro

    deathfisaro Narcistic Deathfisaro Fan

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    Let's see.
    Supplying information to people who's doing a paper?
    Uploading / downloading random stuff.
     
  11. loathsome

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    THE INTERNET IS FOR PORN.

    AND PORN ONLY!
     
  12. Gus122000

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    HEY DONTZ J0KEZ ABUT TEH INTERNTZ!



























    [​IMG]
     
  13. WeaponXxX

    WeaponXxX Too F'in Blonde

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    I bought my computer and internet service to look at funny cat pictures.
     
  14. Icarus

    Icarus fire walk with me

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    hax computerz and websites !!

    Not really but mostly I just surf around and chat. And download of course.
     
  15. Psyfira

    Psyfira Credit: 0ml. Insert tea to continue

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    Photo albums (eg Flickr) [​IMG]
    Lookup news, weather, train timetables and local information
    Internet Radio (and other streaming media)
     
  16. Hitto

    Hitto MKDS Tournament Winner

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    Porn.
    And also...
    Tentacle Porn.
     
  17. Little

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    Are you an information scientist? This sounds like something an information scientist (or a student of information science) would do. I have books and hundreds of lectures notes on this stuff. I've got 2 modules of it next year >.>
     
  18. kaoken

    kaoken Newbie

    Theres a lot of things you can do online. Video chatting, internet telephoning, scams, fraud, books, homework. I'm not quite sure what you are trying to achieve with this study though.
     
  19. PikaPika

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