ToolZeit – Web of Trust
What’s it do or what’s it for?
Web of Trust is a browser extension that helps you in keeping safe and malware free on the internet.
Color codes in search results show when a site might be a bad site.
Sites are rated on:
Works with all modern browsers including:
How do you see it being used by an educator or student?
Although Google does have some warnings for when a site might be dangerous, it’s not perfect. Adding Web of Trust is just another layer of protection. Educators doing innocent searches for things such as worksheets or lesson plans often get infected because their search leads them to site that has malware on it. WOT is also great for home use.
How we rate it
Ease of Use (How easy is it to learn and get started? Navigation is easy or difficult.) 4
Looks/Aesthetics/Design (How does it look.) 3
Editing/Customization/Feature set (Can you make it work the way you want it? Use it in different ways or is it totally locked down or very few features ) 5
Bang for the buck (Is it cost effective? Freenium and Pricing Plans, Education Deals? Trial version available??) 5
Educational Value (Meets the needs of teachers and/or students in or out of the classroom) 4
Overall Rating 4
Home page http://www.mywot.com/
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