The Internet has all sorts of websites the good, the bad and the ugly. Each time you visit a particular website, there are very few foolproof ways to tell whether it is safe or not. Most people decide whether it is face or not on the basis of the public image of the company that owns website, the look and feel of the website and sometimes on the basis of its popularity among peers. The problem is that con artists and fraudsters are getting more sophisticated with each passing day and have almost perfected the art of creating extremely professional looking websites for every there day scams. Keeping that in mind, wouldn’t it be great if there was a way for you to decide the trustworthiness of a website on the basis of the personal experience of internet users worldwide?
- Web of trust (WOT) is a crowd sourced website reputation app that helps that helps you decide whether the website that you are visiting is safe or not. It relies on the reviews, ratings and personal experience of thousands of users around the world to help you make the right decision. It is currently available as a free browser extension for almost the popular browsers.
- Once you have installed WOT in your browser, each time you visit a particular website it will show you a safety rating reputation icon in the right top corner of the browser. A green icon means that you can trust the website and a red icon warns you of any lurking danger.
- When you are searching the internet using popular search engines, the Web of trust Web of trust app will automatically add a safety rating reputation icon next to each search result and hence warn you of any hidden dangers that might exist on a website even before you click on any link.
- To share your ratings, reviews and experience on a website with other WOT icon in your browser anytime and contribute to the Web of trust community.