COVID-19 & Facebook: Here’s what’s being done to limit misinformation

So far, Facebook’s efforts to limit misinformation include pushing out more accurate information, prohibiting exploitative tactics in ads, fact checking content, and removing some content. But how well is it working?

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Privacy, pandemics and the AI era

by Mark Surman on March 27, 2020

Amidst the current public health crisis, we’re being reminded of just how central the internet has become to our lives. It’s keeping us connected right now — to our friends, our families, our colleagues, our communities. It’s also a critical source of information for a public hungry for health information and a powerful collaboration platform for scientists tackling the spread of COVID19.

Thank Goodness for the Internet

by Mozilla on March 18, 2020

We pulled together these resources to help keep you informed during this stressful COVID-19 global pandemic.

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MozFest Is Moving To Amsterdam: A Note From Festival Director Sarah Allen

by Sarah Allen on March 11, 2020

MozFest — our annual gathering of global activists, technologists, policy makers and artists building a more human digital world — will call Amsterdam, in the Netherlands, home in March 2021.

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Open Science: Why Should African Researchers Care?

by Caleb Kibet on March 25, 2020

Open Science has gained popularity among researchers in many regions of the world. But scepticism abounds among African researchers, and research remains generally closed in Africa. Why is this?

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*Privacy Not Included

Smart speakers, fitness trackers, security cams, & wireless headphones are cool. Are they creepy too? Check the privacy and security of products before you buy them.

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Internet Health Report

*Privacy Included: Rethinking the Smart Home is a special edition of the Internet Health Report consisting of two new articles and one previously published feature. It explores what can be done to make the global ecosystem for smart things healthier, in a brief and accessible way, through storytelling and conversations with experts.

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Fellowships That Empower Leaders

Mozilla Fellowships provide resources, tools, community and amplification to those building a more ​humane​ ​digital​ ​world. Mozilla Fellowships are a transformative experience for emerging leaders concerned with making the internet a safer, more accessible resource for everyone.

MOSS Launches COVID-19 Solutions Fund

On March 31, Mozilla announced the creation of a COVID-19 Solutions Fund as part of the Mozilla Open Source Support Program (MOSS). Through this fund, we will provide awards of up to $50,000 each to open source technology projects which are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in some way.

Trustable Technology Mark

A trustmark for the Internet of Things (IoT): This mark empowers consumers to make informed decisions & enables companies to prove their connected products are trustworthy.

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We want to give users the knowledge and the power to make informed decisions by themselves to prevent abusive practices.

Rishab Nithyanand, Mozilla Fellow