In regards to education, a person can earn their degree online; they are no longer obligated to sit in a crowded classroom like in the good old days.
Even shopping is done online. People can buy groceries, clothing, shoes, jewellery, prescription drugs, cosmetics and various other things over the internet.
For years, people have been emailing their resumes to various companies and there are companies around the world that have websites where people can fill in online job applications for available positions.
In the area of hospitality, a person can book a room at a hotel online and they can also make reservations for lunch or dinner at their favourite restaurant on the worldwide web.
Where travelling is concerned, a person can book a flight, a train-ride and organise a shipping cruise online.
People have been socializing online too; hence the reason for all those social networks like Facebook and Twitter.
Let us not forget about all those dating websites that claim to hook people up.
For quite sometime, radio and television stations have utilized their websites in a way in which people can view or listen to programmes with the aid of a computer.
The figurative genie that was let out of the bottle is the internet and innovative minds will always come up with new ways in which we can use the internet; especially in the area of getting people interested in participating in online interaction.