Discuss how the design, function and content of web pages influence the meaning and value of information.
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Web sites are swiftly becoming, and in some cases are already, the preferred media choice for information search, company presentation, shopping, education, gaming, socialising, and much more. In this day and age, where visual symbols play an increasingly important role in our day to day lives, the design, content, and function of web pages, play a pivotal part in influencing the meaning and value of information. The meaning and value of information can be worked out by a few simple questions; who is the author of this information? Who is the …show more content…
Establishing quality of information on web pages is paramount to getting users to value your information. Design, function and content of web pages can all help to establish the quality of information. Information that is presented to you in a disorganised way that is even hard to understand will be of less use to you. This is why design is so important in influencing the quality of information. Getting the design of your web page right can make information so much easier to understand and therefore, perceived as better quality by users. One such way I tried to make my information easier to understand was through separation of my subjects into clear