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Instantly see which sites you can trust

Web of Trust (WOT) is a simple add-on which shows you via traffic lights which websites you can trust for safe surfing, shopping and searching on the web. View full description

PROS

  • Keeps you safe when browsing
  • Easy to use
  • Simple warning system

CONS

  • May flag some safe sites as dangerous
  • Not an alternative for an anti-virus

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Web of Trust (WOT) is a simple add-on which shows you via traffic lights which websites you can trust for safe surfing, shopping and searching on the web.

WOT ratings are powered by users of the extension that have rated millions of websites based on their experiences. Other third-party sources are also used to warn you about malware and other technical threats.

The warning process is simple. You see a green, yellow or red icon next to search results when you use Google, Yahoo!, or Bing, on links in social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, on online email services such as Gmail, Yahoo! Mail and Hotmail. It also includes several other popular sites such as Wikipedia. Green is trustworthy, yellow mean cautious and red means a potentially unsafe site.

You can change settings to decide where you want to see ratings, and whether you want to be warned of potential danger. You can also share your experiences by rating sites yourself thus adding to the community. There's not much to fault with WOT although it is possible that some sites will be flagged as dangerous when they are in fact OK. However, most of the time, its very accurate.

WOT is an excellent extension that keeps you safe when browsing the web.

WOT shows you which websites you can trust based on millions of users’ experiences around the world

WOT is a website reputation and review service that helps you make informed decisions about whether to trust a website or not when you are searching, shopping or surfing online.

WOT simply shows website reputations as traffic lights next to search results when you use Google, Yahoo!, Bing or any other search engine. Icons are also visible next to links in social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter and email services like Gmail and Yahoo! Mail, as well as other popular sites like Wikipedia. By clicking the traffic light icon you can find out more about a website’s reputation and other users’ opinions.

WOT is the only platform where ratings and reviews are powered by a global community of millions of users who rate websites based on their personal experience

Companies and site owners cannot buy reviews and ratings from WOT, and our sophisticated algorithms defend from scams, making it the only platform that's 100% generated by the community of millions concerned with internet safety.

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