WHAT’S GOING ON WITH THE INTERNET TODAY

In today’s world, more and more people are using the internet to meet most of their daily needs. It is used for entertainment and shopping. The internet is also one of the easiest ways to communicate with anyone, anywhere in the world, in a matter of seconds. It’s impossible to keep up with all the trends on the internet because new things are being added every day, but here are some of the things you may want to check out on the internet this summer.

Online Retail Continues to Rise

Online retail shopping has been on the rise for several years now. This trend does not seem to be slowing down anytime soon. There are new businesses opening up on the web every day. The number of services available are increasing and now you can find just about anything you want to purchase somewhere on the internet for sale. With just a few clicks of a button, you can have your purchase delivered to your front door in a day or two. Because it is so convenient, it does not look like there will be any decline in online shopping in the near or distant future.

Facebook TV

Facebook made a recent announcement that it will be adding premium TV shows to its site this June. The site will be uploading new 5-10 minute video clips every day. Facebook is also developing 24 new full-length shows. They are currently attempting to recruit top actors, as well as top video producers. One of the new shows that Facebook gave the go on is said to be a dating show based in virtual reality. This should prove to be very interesting. It is hard to say if it this new programming will be a hit or miss, but Facebook TV is something to keep an eye on throughout the year.

Online Video Games

Each and every day, more and more people, all over the world are joining the online multiplayer universe. Online video gaming keeps evolving with new and better games coming out every day. It is impossible to keep up with all the new releases. Here are a few good new releases you may want to check out.

Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves is a new MMO game that is worth looking into this year. You can play as a pirate with all of your friends in this massive 3-dimensional environment. You are able to take on the role of a sea captain and build up your very own crew. The game gives you the option of adventuring with friends as your fellow buccaneers, or you can choose to play with strangers. The graphics of the game are amazing, and the scenery is beautiful. You can either search for your own treasure chests on tropical islands or battle other ships to gain access to their gold. But beware, there are other pirates coming after your gold as well.

 

Dual Universe

 

This multiplayer game is set in space. It combines elements from many different genres of games. There are parts of it where you get to fly a space ship which resembles a flight simulator game. During gameplay there is a field of asteroids that could be a nod back to old school Atari. It has the look and feel of some of the early Star Wars games. It also offers some good first person shooter action, but it is primarily an action/adventure game. If you are looking for a good, beautifully rendered, space themed game for the summer, you should check out Dual Universe.

 

Albion Online

Albion is an amazing looking, brand new strategy game. There is a massive map you can explore. You can choose to play as a member of a guild, each one offers you different advantages and abilities. In the game you are able to gather resources, search for weapons, or create your own weapons, hunt animals for hides and engage in commerce at markets in other cities and towns. Your merchants can travel to other cities to trade for the resources you may need that you cannot find or make for yourself. You are also able to go into the mountains to search for ore. The ore can then be taken to the guild blacksmith to be converted into weapons. This game is a must have if you enjoy a good strategy game.

Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited is a service offered by Amazon.com. For a monthly subscription, you can rent as many Kindle books as you like from the Kindle Lending Library. This library contains thousands of books, and has something available for most any interest or subject. They even offer a free app that you can download to your android phone or tablet if you do not own a Kindle. This will enable you to view the books without requiring you to purchase a Kindle device separately. With thousands of books being added daily, you are unlikely to run out of things to read anytime soon with Kindle Unlimited.

Online Dating and Chatrooms

Online dating and chatrooms have been around since the internet began. Finally, mainstream America is beginning to accept online dating as a legitimate way to meet prospective love interests. This means that online dating sites and chatrooms are getting flooded with thousands of new profiles being posted on their site each day. More people are meeting online and forming real world relationships than ever before. It is likely that these sites will only continue to grow in popularity, and we may see more and more dating sites pop up online as this trend continues to develop.

Conclusion

The internet never seems to disappoint. More people are becoming receptive to online dating to find happiness. Kindle Unlimited offers a huge online lending library to keep your mind occupied. The internet continues to make online shopping so easy you never have to leave your home. Die hard gamers will have many new online games to play, and viewers will rejoice when Facebook finally launches its new premium TV programming in June. There are lots of new exciting things to check out on the internet this year.