Wikipedia

  • Another ironic name pledges to fight fake news

    … of dollars into fighting fake news while his site continues to house racists, scam artists and criminals. Now, another person who shouldn’t throw stones in a glass house has thrown his weight behind the fight against fake news. Jimmy Wales is the founder of Wikipedia, and he just launched a new platform called WikiTribune to help combat…

    Greg's Corner- 19 readers -
  • Craigslist founder spends half a million to combat harassment, just not at craigslist

    … recently spent the half million to fight the trolling on the oft-vandlaized Wikipedia. Wikimedia says the money will be used to launch a program to help editors “more quickly identify potentially harassing behavior.” While Wikipedia is a highly resourceful and valuable website, it can’t possibly contain the amount of trolling, harassment and cyber…

    Greg's Corner- 21 readers -
  • It’s Time to Rethink the Algorithm

    … 200,000 years of human evolution, in which we discovered fire and invented the wheel, have brought us to the next frontier: what Wikipedia calls “a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations.” It doesn’t sound especially exciting, but algorithms have shaken up the world of computing. Of course…

    AllTwitterin Facebook Retargeting- 22 readers -
  • Is It Time to Standardize Disclosure for Sponsored Content?

    … With the increased focus on influencer marketing comes the conversation of disclosure. In recent years, many services, from Twitch to Wikipedia, have had to deal with sponsored posts and the Federal Trade Commission‘s disclosure rules. The current conversation revolves around celebrity endorsement and the need for a simple, universal…

    AllTwitterin Social Content- 16 readers -
  • Everything you need to know about Wikimedia’s ‘Knowledge Engine’ so far

    … If you’ve been following the news about Wikipedia over the past few weeks, you might have heard about ‘Knowledge Engine’, the secret search engine project that was supposedly going to take on Google. The idea of a “transparent search engine” created by the Wikimedia Foundation has definitely been nixed, as we reported in our round-up of key SEM…

    Search Engine Watch- 14 readers -
  • Internet.org Free Basics Has Support in India (Survey, Infographic)

    … it is convincing that access to the Internet “is a human right, and Free Basics can help to bring Internet to all of India.” 61 percent support the inclusion of Wikipedia, news, sports, Facebook and 70 other websites. 62 percent support allowing Free Basics users to access the Internet by purchasing data packs. 60 percent support Free Basics being provided by Facebook. 59 percent support allowing developers to create free versions of their websites. Readers: What are your thoughts on the survey’s findings? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Weekly SEO Recap: AMPing up to SSL all the Penguins

    … This was very much the “week after” for us. Yoast SEO 3.0.4 saw the light, but other than that most of us are still recovering. It was also a week full with tiny little nuggets of newsy niceness. From SSL on WikiPedia to AMP to Penguin. Let’s dive in! SSL all the things This is a pet topic of mine and will be for a few more years to come. We all…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 19 readers -
  • .music applicant caught using bogus Wikipedia page

    … DotMusic Limited, the .music applicant founded by Constantine Roussos, is using a highly suspicious Wikipedia page in its attempt to win the .music contention set. The applicant and many supporters have been citing the Wikipedia “music community” page in support of DotMusic’s ongoing Community Priority Evaluation, despite the fact that the page…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
  • Internet.org App Launches in Pakistan

    … the Android app or the Internet.org website: AccuWeather BBC BabyCenter & MAMA Malaria No More UNICEF Facts for Life Bing ESPN Cricinfo Mustakbil ilmkidunya Telenor News Urdupoint Cooking OLX Facebook Messenger Wikipedia Telenor WAP MobilePortal Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed the launch…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 24 readers -
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