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Evaluating Web Content

It can be a challenge to figure out which content to trust. This guide offers tips for evaluating the quality of content on the Web. The Web is a rich environment of Web pages, blogs, wikis, social networking sites, free research services, media types and more. 

Evaluating Web Content

This guide offers tips for evaluating the quality of content on the Web. The Web is a rich environment of Web pages, blogs, wikis, social networking sites, free research services, media types and more. It can be a challenge to figure out which content to trust. This guide will help you to identify the type of site you are visiting and to evaluate its content.

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Evaluating Web Content: Blogs and Wikis

A blog is a Web‐based journal entry platform that can accept reader comments. A wiki is a publishing platform on which many people can contribute new content and revise existing content. 

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Evaluating Web Content: Web Sites

Web sites are a unified collection of pages that run the gamut from educating to informing to selling to persuading, and may combine purposes. The content generally originates from the Web site owner, be it an individual, organization, company, or government entity; however, RSS feeds may introduce imported content.

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