Users whose native tongue is not English are having a particularly hard time evaluating the credibility of websites, according to new research.
Though the internet is a global phenomenon, US-based, English-only websites remain the most popular destinations for internet users from all over the world.
A survey by eMarketer last month, found that in the US especially, language barriers contribute to a troubling digital divide. The research reports that approximately half of native Spanish-speaking Americans use the web, versus as much as 80 per cent of other ethnic groups.
For some Spanish speakers, the lack of explanatory …