Wikipedia

  • Another ironic name pledges to fight fake news

    … Another ironic name pledges to fight fake news The concept of fake news continues to make headlines in the real news. First it was Mark Zuckerberg and the monolithic Facebook who vowed to combat fake news, even though most fake news is spread like an office cold through Facebook. Then it was Craig Newmark of craigslist fame who poured millions…

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

    … Craigslist founder spends half a million to combat harassment, just not at craigslist Craigslist founder and namesake, Craig Newmark, has recently donated $500,000 of his own money in order to combat the “trolling, harassment and cyber-bullying” of users of a certain website. Of course that website is craigslist right? Um not exactly. Newmark…

    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- 15 readers -
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