How The Internet Has Revolutionized The Way That People Communicate Around The World

907 Words Aug 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
Description
About the Entrepreneur
Mitch McManaman started his first entrepreneurial venture in high school when he opened a lawn care company. After high school, he attended the University of Florida to earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, he continued his education and entrepreneurial journey by attending the University of Florida’s Master’s in Entrepreneurship program.
Opportunity
The internet has revolutionized the way that people communicate around the world by becoming the most preferred tool for communication. The use of the internet has exponentially increased since it was first invented (pictured to right). There are now approximately 3.4 billion internet users worldwide. Every day on google there are 3.5 billion searches (“Google Search Statistics”). The internet has completely changed the market and created many new opportunities. The internet provides many useful and convenient features but it also has content that is inappropriate. A study done by Shared Hope International found these alarming statistics:
- 42.1% of kids admit they have seen online porn. One in 16 have been exposed to hardcore pornography.
- One in 12 have exchanged messages with sexual content to other people, while one in 25 have sent graphic photos of themselves.
- 25% of children get away with pretending to be older to get an account online.
- 5% children admitted arranging a secret meeting with someone they met online.
- 29% of parents let…

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