Home Tags Content moderation

Tag: content moderation

In October, Rep. Katie Porter of California challenged Mark Zuckerberg to moderate disturbing content for an hour each day, but Zuckerberg declined.

A former Facebook moderator is suing the firm, claiming that reviewing horrific material left him with PTSD

Chris Gray is seeking damages from both Facebook Ireland and CPL, the company that directly employed him.

The company behind Facebook’s nightmarish moderation center in Florida will end its content moderation services

Cognizant, a professional services firm whose employees moderate Facebook content, will end its content moderation services next year.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Why Facebook categorizes phrases like ‘men are trash’ as hate speech, according to Mark Zuckerberg

In leaked audio from a July Facebook Q&A, Mark Zuckerberg gave one of the most detailed explanations of Facebook's content moderation policy to date.

Mark Zuckerberg calls reports of Facebook content moderators suffering PTSD after watching videos of people dying ‘a little overdramatic’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently faced questions from employees in company-wide Q&A sessions, audio which was leaked to the Verge.
Robots fighting in a recent BattleBots Challenge event.

YouTube criticized after removing videos of robot fights for showing ‘the deliberate infliction of animal suffering’

YouTube told creators their videos were taken down for showing "the deliberate infliction of animal suffering or the forcing of animals to fight."

Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg should try spending one day at Facebook’s nightmarish content moderation center in Tampa, Florida

Keeping Facebook's platform safe takes a toll on content moderators, who are severely underpaid, overworked, and overstressed.

YouTube is reportedly planning new ways to measure the ‘quality’ of videos as it works to stem the flow of misinformation and conspiracy t...

According to a Bloomberg report, YouTube introduced two new growth metrics to reward “quality” content over the past two years.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees joint hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., on April 10, 2018.

An anti-Facebook right-wing ‘stunt’ has shed light on its tactics for tackling targeted harassment

Leaked documents provide a fascinating glimpse into Facebook, even if they don't mean what Project Veritas claims.

Facebook’s content moderators are paid incredibly low wages, and reportedly turn to pot and office sex to cope with what they see

Content moderators are responsible for keeping Facebook clear of everything from racism to child abuse — and it's not easy.