The Secret Lives of Facebook Moderators in America

(Adam Engst) #1

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In an impressive piece of investigative journalism, Casey Newton of The Verge has published an article describing what it’s like to work as a Facebook content moderator. Short answer: it sounds horrible.

(Simon) #2

Thanks, Adam, for pointing us to that piece. An excellent article. Very interesting, even for a non-FB user like myself.

(Tommy Weir) #3

Every anniversary, I think of the people who ‘filtered’ the news footage around 9/11. Frequently interns and contractors, who saw footage of the people who fell including the landings. None of it made the news but they too had years of therapy after it.