Trust and Safety in Search

A special lightning talk session that looks at the trust and safety issues unique to search products and novel ways their harms can be reduced.

Moderator: Ronald Robertson (Stanford Internet Observatory)

Presentations (presenters are marked with an *):

Evaluating Online Legal Information on SERPs and LLMs: Looking Beyond Generic Content
Margaret Hagan* (Legal Design Lab, Stanford Law School); Nóra Al-Haider (Legal Design Lab, Stanford Law School);

Safeguarding Without Sanitizing Search: Modular Policies, Defaults and User Controls
Rafael Burde* (Google)

Sowing “Seeds of Doubt”: A Study of Election and Medical Misinformation Trust in the United States and Brazil
Beth Goldberg* (Jigsaw); Amelia Hassoun(University of Cambridge; Jigsaw)

Market or Markets? Investigating Google Search’s Market Shares Under Vertical Segmentation
Desheng Hu* (University of Zurich; Northeastern University); Muhammad Abu Bakar Aziz (Northeastern University); Jeffrey Gleason (Northeastern University); Alice Koeninger (Northeastern University); Nikolas Guggenberger (University of Houston); Ronald E. Robertson (Stanford Internet Observatory; Northeastern University); Christo Wilson (Northeastern University)

Explaining Country-Level Variation in Governments’ Takedown Requests to Google, 2011-2022
Zarine Kharazian* (University of Washington)

All About Trust: Measurement Challenges and Possibilities
Sujata Mukherjee* (Google); Rottem Sagi (Google)

Safe and Trusted Ads Ecosystem by Preventing Invalid Traffic
Puneet Sangal* (Google); Saikat Mitra (Google)

A Comparative Analysis of the Prevalence of Disinformation across Major Social Media Platforms in Poland, Slovakia, and Spain
Kashyap Puranik* (Trust Lab); Xiao Zhuo (Trust Lab); Shankar Ponnekanti (Trust Lab)

LOCATION: McCaw Hall Mainstage
DATE: September 28, 2023
TIME: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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