Information on the Web
According to a 2016 United Nations Study on Global Information and Communications Technologies:
It is clear that more and more people are not only using the Internet, but relying on it for all aspects of our lives from work to play and everything in between. According to the website, Internet Live Stats, every second online we collectively:
As essential as the Internet has become to our daily lives, we are still learning how to become savvy consumers of online information as all the recent controversies over fake news has brought home to us.
Here are some important things to keep in mind when you are looking for information on the Web:
Another way to think about the Web is to imagine that it is an immense, world-wide flea market. If you take some time and are persistent, you will find some real gems of information at the Web flea market, but you may have to sift through a lot of junk first.
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