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What's your idea for a Firefox extension for promoting credible content?
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Imagine the web that is not a noisy blur of advertising, fake news, and toxic social media, but a place where meaningful and credible content is easily found. A place where everyone feels safe, empowered, and accurately informed. 

Unfortunately, this is not the web we have today. Toxic language, harassment, and fake or harmful content on the web is a massive problem that impacts everyone.

The existing solutions to this problem largely focus on ad hoc efforts to remove or filter content, an approach that is clearly failing while also threatening free expression and the open internet ecosystem. 

Instead of asking how we can filter hateful and misleading content, we're asking: How can browser technology amplify credible and quality content and conversations?

Mozilla is a recognized leader in the field of online Privacy & Security committed to an internet that elevates civil discourse, human dignity, and individual expression. We're launching this challenge to identify approaches to using Firefox to find and promote credible sources of information onli