Remember, nothing is ever free!
Although you may not be paying money to view a website, somebody is always paying to host the content. Who are they? What is their agenda? Who are they trying to reach?
Questions to Ask
When analyzing a website, ask yourself the following questions:
Sometimes it can be difficult to recognize advertisements on a website. Look for the following buzzwords to recognize advertisements:
Always remember, you may need to do some additional research to identify advertising companies! For example, if you don't recognize the name "Hiscox" but you see it on a website, a quick google search will reveal that this is the name of an insurance company. Be proactive in your evaluation!