Building solutions to the biggest tech challenges facing our world.
A space for policymakers, tech companies and web users to shape a safer, more empowering web.
Helping end Gender-Based Abuse Online
The Tech Policy Design Lab pilot focused on creating solutions to counter the abuse of women online. This work led to a group of the world’s biggest tech platforms making specific commitments to take action and improve women’s safety on their platforms.
Deceptive Design: Moving Towards Trusted Design Patterns
Deceptive designs are built into website or app interfaces and can manipulate us into making choices we may not want to make. This Tech Policy Design Lab is exploring ways to curb these widespread practices and move us towards more trusted design.
From the blog
"Congratulations to the World Wide Web Foundation. What you all have done is extraordinary. The Ford Foundation is proud to have supported the Web Foundation and we are so grateful for your leadership."
"4 years ago it would be a dream to have an international open letter calling on tech companies to do more about online gender-based violence. This letter is by no means the magic bullet (there isn't one) it's another stepping stone to make platforms safe for woman."