Type of Credibility

Week Four – Activity Presumed Credibility The Edith Cowan University Website is an example of what can be considered as Presumed, because the website is used for a University with the attached domain name …edu.au. http://www.ecu.edu.au/ Surface Credibility Surface sites are pages that aesthetically pleasing at first notice, rather than depending on the url. An example of this…

What Makes it Trustworthy?

Week Four – Question Three As Fogg explain in his article (Credibility and the World Wide Web, 2003, pp. 147‐181), that the world-wide web has grown dramatically between the time frame of 1999 to 2002, society are becoming so common with online information that they become less questionable of websites credibility. The following dot points inform…

Wikipedia… To Use or Not to Use? That is the Question

Week Four – Question Two Wikipedia is a free online encyclopaedia created by a series of individuals working collaboratively to inform the community. Anyone who has a registered account can create, publish and edit a document. However, you do not need a profile to edit a document anonymously. This is the major reason why Wikipedia is…

Why is Credibility Important?

WEEK FOUR – QUESTION ONE It is important for individuals to evaluate websites as it is possible that certain information can be inaccurate and untrustworthy. Across the billions of websites online there is a percentage that aren’t legitimate. A website that lacks both or either of the elements of trustworthiness and expertise, can’t be held credibly…