Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: moderation

5 bookmarks tagged “moderation

Is content moderation a dead end? — Benedict Evans

ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2021/4/13/is-content-moderation-a-dead-end
Facebook struggles with harmful content just as Microsoft struggled with malware 20 years ago. Content moderation is the new virus scanning. But virus scanning wasn’t the answer - instead we changed the whole model, moving to mobile and the cloud, and leaving Microsoft behind. So do we change the social model as well, or is this Gin Lane?

The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America - The Verge

theverge.com/2019/2/25/18229714/cognizant-facebook-content-moderator-interviews-trauma-working-conditions-arizona
In a damning new report, Casey Newton gives an unprecedented look at the day-to-day lives of Facebook moderators in America. His interviews with twelve current and former employees of Cognizant in Arizona reveal a workplace perpetually teetering on the brink of chaos.