Making Sure A Website Is Legit:

Today in class we went over different types of websites. We witnessed a fake article about octopuses that live in trees and we learned about telling  whether a website was legitimate or not. There are many different ways you can find out if a website is legitimate or not. You should first look over the webpage to see if there is any contact information. You should also look at the web address; a web address can end with .edu, .org, or .com. There are many more but these are some of the most common. To see what these domains are used for you can click here. We learned that you should also look over the website before taking information from it. Look at pictures, videos, links, and you should look and see if there are many pop-ups or not. A website with a lot of pop-ups and different ads may not be legit. There are many signs telling whether you should trust the websites you find or not. To see signs that a website may be fake click here!


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