Most websites allow random people to edit their text and their information. Therefore, anyone can alter information without credible resources.

As the demand for customising and accessing information online reaches its peak so does the declining trust people have in certain websites. Some websites allows their users (Some must register) to edit certain information without credible resources. Wikipedia is an excellent example for this and has a positive and negative reputation for some users. Gathering information online has been a huge part of researching and the more curious we get the more that we will want information. The main media that we use when accessing information is through the internet and we must try and filter what websites are credible and what websites are not.

Some websites or pages, e.g Facebook like pages- can be set up by random unqualified people.

The web is a vast place and anyone can certainly set up a website and provide information whether it is factual or not. Rumours and whatnot can be seen in different websites and altered images plastered all over the internet. Credibility is such an important part of a website, and without it the success of your website would be non existent. As some websites become all too lenient when editing their information and letting people edit their information the users must become wary of certain fictional things that can be seen online. Online resources has good sides and bad sides and it is entirely up to us to decipher the credible sites to not so credible sites.

Websites can be easily made and mask its true purpose of scamming people

There are several websites which will send you unwanted spams once registered

Online shops can be targeted by fraudulent items and paying must be done so securely e.g paypal

 

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