Wednesday, April 26

What is ICT?

ICT is an abbreviation of Information and Communication Technology. ICT includes internet, wireless network, mobile phones, and other communication technologies which provide access to an unlimited range of information from anywhere and anytime in this world through telecommunication.

ICT is similar with IT. However, it focus on communication technology, on the other hand, IT focus on information.
Since its discovery, it provides many benefits to the society. People nowadays can communicate in a real time with other people from another countries because of ICT. It happens because ICT doesn't have limited range of time and space.
Tons of social media provide various service in communication through ICT. In 1997, the first recognizable social media was created. It is Six Degrees which enable the members to create a profile of themselves and make some new friends from different places through internet.
People always innovate to make new kind of social media which supposed to fulfill the needs of the users that always changing depends on the era.
Some websites such MySpace and LinkedIn being famous in the early of 20th century. YouTube
was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005. They are Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim.

Both Facebook and Twitter came out in 2006 and they are very famous throughout the world. Today, there are many sites that provide many services to fulfill the users needs.

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