Common uses of internet are:-
(i). Transfer of data
(ii). Remote accessing
(iv). File sharing
(v). Audio, Video and Graphics
(vi). World Wide Web
Transfer of data: internet helps in transferring the data reliably and at faster rate.
Remote accessing: It is a technique in which you can watch the contents of another computer. This helps in making the work more easy. Remote access can be done via dial up connections or modem over telephone lines. A dedicated line is more reliable but less flexible, with more expenses but faster data rates. ISDN (Integrated Service Digital Network is generally used for remote access as it provides both dial-up with faster data rates. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line), wireless etc offer other possibilities for remote access.
E-mailing: stands for Electronic Mailing, it allows user to create a message which is then transferred to individuals or to groups. It is basically a normal communication between any two authenticated users i.e same as person-to-person communication. Where the Email id with .com is for commercial sites, .edu for educational sites, .gov for Government sites, .org for any Organization, .net for networking purpose
File sharing: literary means that the data is uploaded and downloaded over a network.
Audio, Video and Graphics: Internet provides facilities like online conference, watching up educating videos, and Graphics,making the document more attractive to the users.All these services make a user to go with their services.
World Wide Web: It is the most popular services provided by the internet. WWW stands for world wide web.Lets take an example-
where http stands for hyper text transfer protocol which refers to the set of rules which is to be followed for transferring the data.
www.vidya.org is the computer name on network(.org denotes that the site is of organization), and vidya is the name of that organization.
FTP: it is a protocol which stands for File Transfer Protocol. It helps for transferring the file from source to the destination. It helps in uploading and downloading the files without any human intervention(human error is minimized).
Chat: Chatting is an online communication which helps you to see the response of the other user to whom you are communicating.It is a real time entity as the process is online. It is same as we talk in telephones. It is like a conversation.
Telnet: is the most popular program that helps to remote login. Remote login allows you to sit in front of your computer and access the computer of the another computer. Computer shows the document of the destination end. This makes it more popular.
Newsgroup: it has been the oldest service provided by the internet. Like we have bulletin boards. If you will browse the message then that will lead to the news which they want to provide with that message. When we open our email, we find so many messages arriving in our id.It is newsgroup, it is the simplest means of providing the message publically.
These internet services provide a wide range for acceptance by the users according to their need.