People around the world used their computers to buy goods, communicate with others, listen to music, see pictures and learn about different places and ideas. In 2006, more people around the world used new ways to communicate and connect with each other through the Internet.
Blog is a short way of saying Web log. Through these personal websites, people can share their experiences, ideas and opinions with anyone on the Internet.
People of all ages have their own blogs. For young people, they are a way to show their writings and other forms of self-expression.
These sites include “MySpace”, used mainly by teenagers and young adults. MySpace is an online community that lets people share message and pictures with an increasing number of friends.
YouTube is another Internet site that became more popular this year. This website lets anyone create, share and watch short videos. People can watch almost anything on YouTube：news, sports and entertainment events.
These include videos of people singing or dancing, or animals doing funny things. Three young men created YouTube almost two years ago as a personal’video sharing service. They recently sold it to Google for more than one half billon dollars.
Games and entertainment also became a larger part of the Internet this year. One Internet social site is called Second Life.
They get married, build homes, operate businesses, buy and sell goods, work, play and attend school.
|A．The blog is one form of communication that enjoys growing popularity. |
|B．People of all ages use computers to express themselves. |
|C．It is an online world in which computer users create a new self and live a different life. |
|D．Many Websites offer free services to create personal Web pages and fill them with writing site on the web.|
E. There are music videos, and videos made by people in their own homes.
F. More and more people are buying computers because of the lower price.
G. It is the most popular social networking site on the web.