When the Internet was first commercialized in 1995, casual Internet users primarily utilized the Internet for shopping purposes. As Internet technologies advance, so do the passive Internet uses. Nowadays, the average casual High Speed Internet user utilizes online shopping, e-mail communications, and social networking websites.
Since the commercialization of the Internet, new uses have been emerging at a rapid rate. The Internet is accessed for a number of different purposes including: personal uses, educational purposes, business purposes, communications, and much more.