Someone asked: What is the Internet used for anything other than email?   Read Daniel Lim's answer to What is the Internet used for anything other than email? on Quora Full Answer: Are you serious? Since, you really like to know the answer to this question. here’s a quick list of 10 things, that comes to mine mind, I’m sure there are others, feel free to add to this list! Blogging - reading, writing, editing, updating, etc. Communication - Email, Forums, Quora, etc. Education - online courses, reading, homework, etc. Financial Transaction - Banking, Trading, investments, research the Markets, etc. Leisure - Escape, Videos, Video Games, etc. Job Search - Linkedin, online groups, job sites, etc. Online Booking - travelling, booking hotels, planning. etc. Real Time Updates - News, Blogs, Podcasts, etc. Research - wikipedia, Google, articles, etc. Shopping - ecommerce, ebay, auctions, amazon, etc.