Credibility: Week 4 – Activity

A1) Find a website for each type of credibility (i.e. presumed, reputed, surface, and earned) and upload  snapshots of the websites on your blog site. Provide a brief explanation why the websites are  credible.

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https://www.savethechildren.org.au/

The website, Save the children is an organisation that maintains a professional looking web page that is frequently updated, displays relevant content, with clear navigation and is part of a global association.

Surface:

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https://www.anz.com/

ANZ has produce a professional looking website that is incasing with their image as a professional bank. This website is well designed, easily recognisable brand with clear navigation, functional pages and links. Thus, it is a site that achieves surface credibility.

Reputed:

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http://www.imdb.com/

IMDb is a website that firstly provides movie and television reviews as well as recent celebrity news. The website is inclusive with fans by allowing viewers to share their feelings in regards films underneath movie reviews thus allowing for a larger number of opinions and a sense of credibility occurring in numbers.

Earned:

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Google repeatedly provides a search platform that is reliable, consistent in design and function whilst being quick, easy to use and providing relevant links. Google repeatedly provides useful information to the user and therefore its credibility is earned.