An excellent initiative by a co-founder of Twitter to improve quality of web experience

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/22/technology/daily-report-cleaning-up-the-internet.html

The internet has been a powerful engine for spreading information. It has also spread online harassment and fake news and fed other toxic digital behavior.  How do those who helped foster the mechanisms for these digital cesspools feel? Evan Williams, a founder of Twitter, the social media service where abuse often flourishes, is rueful. “I thought once everybody could speak freely and exchange information and ideas, the world is automatically going to be a better place,” Mr. Williams told David Streitfeld, a technology reporter for The New York Times. “I was wrong about that.”

“I thought once everybody could speak freely and exchange information and ideas, the world is automatically going to be a better place,” Mr. Williams told David Streitfeld, a technology reporter for The New York Times. “I was wrong about that.”  Mr. Williams has been trying to make the internet a cleaner place for some time. A few years ago, he founded Medium, a publishing site, where he encouraged writers to create high-quality pieces.