Some of the coolest things you discover and the most interesting things you read are through the Internet. Maybe you watched an amazing documentary about wild animals, streamed a live sports event, or just found out the latest news on your favorite celebrity.
On average, people spend around 8 hours online every day. Like many of us, you probably take the Internet for granted. But do you know which websites you should trust and which you shouldn’t? And why is trust important in the online world?
Let’s analyze together:
- What does trust mean in the online world?
- What was the Internet like in the beginning?
- The Internet’s honeymoon period
- How has trust in the Internet changed and evolved?
- What happened that made people trust the Internet less?
- The real-life implications of what we do online– check the recent Facebook scandal
- How data breaches and cyber-attacks undermined trust in the Internet
- What governments want to persuade us that mass surveillance is for
- Did social media draw more people to the Internet or alienated them?
- How can the Internet regain people’s trust?
- How you and I can make the Internet a better place