Much of what we claim to know in any field of study we didn"t figure out on our own: matters of belief. A particular way of knowing that includes more than verifying the data. Determining the veracity of any source requires value judgement about the source and. You don"t believe everything you read on the internet: you must do other research and consult with other sources to ensure that what you are reading online is appropriate to believe, however, we still can"t be sure. If we only acted on what we know was certain, we wouldn"t do very much. Internet creates difficulties with respect to sorting out what sources to trust, the problem of who to believe. Depends on who told you what: damage can be done by gossip, but it can also be good by passing on important information.