Web-Based Writing has a scope that is cosmic and when I make this pronouncement, I keep in mind the transition from the Internet to the World Wide Web (WWW). From the military requirements, the internet has come a long way to be an integral part of our daily life. It has become the bread and butter of business, education and social structure of the world.
A brief snapshot of the significance and scope of Web-Based Writing is required to be understood by witnessing the unprecedented growth in the expansion of internet access and its usage by the masses. Regarding the Scope of the Internet in India, we quote IAMAI as published in The Hindu- Business Line (NEW DELHI, JAN 29): “With more and more people accessing the Web through mobile phones, the Internet user base in the country is projected to touch 243 million by June 2014, a year-on-year growth of 28 per cent.” “The Year 2013 was the year of the Internet.
The numbers affirm the fact that the Internet in India is now becoming inclusive, which augurs well for the industry and society at large.” Now see what was happening in Asia in 2012:
A Very Important submission about Writing for Web is the data on the usage of Languages in this. The following information from Wikipedia shows that English has remained the topmost linguistic medium in web-based writing:
Under this topic, the discussion will focus on English. However, while discussing the Indian Blogging World, we shall be throwing some light on Hindi Blogging also which has earned millions of users and has a substantial role to play in Web-Based Writing.