Stopping the Global Spread of Disinformation In today’s fast-paced, noisy world, we’re more susceptible to disinformation, fake news, and inaccuracies more than ever. John Scott-Railton, Senior Researcher of The Citizen Lab, and Julie Owono, Executive Director of Internet Without Borders, shed some light on how we can slow down this problem. As John emphasized, “Disinformation is about selling ideas. Disinformation is marketing, the product is feeling, and the profit is behavior.” With this pattern in mind, it’s important to understand what’s happening outside of U.S. borders as it can foreshadow what’s possible from within. … [Read more...] about Takeaways From the Cloudflare Internet Summit
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Yesterday, May 14th, WP Engine helped celebrate the best of the internet at the 22nd annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards is the Internet’s most respected symbol of success and more than 13,000 submissions from 70 different countries were submitted this year. Awards were given in a variety of categories including websites, film & video, advertising, media & PR, mobile sites & apps, social, podcasts, and games. This year, the Webby Awards honored noteworthy individuals and organizations creating change and pushing the boundaries for what is capable online. Notable winners included Adam Sandler, Susan Fowler, and the March For Our Lives movement. … [Read more...] about WP Engine Helps Celebrate The Internet’s Highest Honor
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