is a growing hub for immediate
globally. With its expansion, knowledge is accessible for free, aided by the spread of technological devices. For the remainder of
essay I will discuss the benefits,
as its accessibility to lower socioeconomic groups and the elimination of the cost of buying books. I will
be discussing the drawbacks, namely, inaccurate
has many advantages. Poorer individuals who cannot afford an education through books and universities now have options to pursue the
they need free of charge through the
, a homeless man in my
a person who lives (or is located) near another
-hood learnt how to paint through YouTube, today, he is a successful high earning painter.
, online learning has reduced the necessity of books. Which are not easily attainable because they may be rare and expensive.
, the world wide web has countless websites like
where books are available with the click of a button free of charge.
, there are many advantages, there are
disadvantages. With the abundance of accessible
, plagiarism is easy to commit. A study conducted by the international plagiarism society found that, there has been an 80% increase in committing the act since the immersion of the
, another disadvantage is that knowledge online may be false or inaccurate because everyone can go online and write anything, regardless if it is true or not. An example of
is Wikipedia, anyone, even if they are not qualified to do so, may edit articles on their site.
results in the spread of incorrect
In conclusion, there are pros and cons
the free, accessible knowledge online. In the future, I hope the
is available for everyone globally with tighter laws on editing