50 things that Internet is killing!!
The Internet has been touted as one of the most useful tool for the last two decades, and has had a huge impact on our lives, but along with its benefits, the World Wide Web has also had some negative impacts on people.
While tasks that once took days can be completed in seconds, traditions and skills that emerged over centuries have become redundant.
The Telegraph has compiled a list of 50 things that are in the process of being killed off by the web and other tools of modern communication, from products and business models to life experiences and habits.
These things are:
1.The art of polite disagreement
2.Fear that you are the only person unmoved by a celebrity's death
3.Listening to an album all the way through
7.Adolescent nerves at first porn purchase
9.The myth of cat intelligence
12.Letter writing/pen pals
15.Photo albums and slide shows
16.Hoaxes and conspiracy theories
17.Watching television together
18.Authoritative reference works
19.The Innovations catalogue
20.Order forms in the back pages of books
21.Delayed knowledge of sporting results
23.Reading telegrams at weddings
25.Aren't they dead? Aren't they gay?
26.Holiday news ignorance
27.Knowing telephone numbers off by heart
28.Respect for doctors and other professionals
29.The mystery of foreign languages
32.Chuck Norris's reputation
39.The insurance ring-round
41.The usefulness of reference pages at the front of diaries
42.The nervous thrill of the reunion
44.Trust in Nigerian businessmen and princes
45.Prostitute calling cards/ kerb crawling
46.Staggered product/film releases
48.Grand National trips to the bookmaker