October 8, 2008

Can You Trust The Information You Find Online?

The internet is currently estimated to consist of around 100 billion pages, with articles and information on absolutely any subject you care to mention. Advanced search technology such as that used by Google and Ask make it easy to find a site or article covering a topic you wish to research, whether it's historical data, medical information, recipes or even just fun stuff like jokes. But can you trust what you read online, and how far should you use the internet as a research tool?