moderation

Mar
19
After Christchurch: how do we curtail the spread of video from atrocities?

After Christchurch: how do we curtail the spread of video from atrocities?

The Christchurch attack was a terrorist event for the social media age. We need to address this situation on multiple levels to minimise the harm done.
5 min read
Feb
26
Facebook's treatment of its content moderators: another attempt to avoid paying the costs of scale

Facebook's treatment of its content moderators: another attempt to avoid paying the costs of scale

Casey Newton has talked to many of Facebook's outsourced content moderators - and the picture is appalling.
3 min read
Jun
23
The New York Times battles trolls with AI

The New York Times battles trolls with AI

I’ve spent a significant chunk of today reading about AI, for another writing project. That led me back to
2 min read
Sep
15

Inside the Facebook censorship machine

Fascinating interview with Monika Bickert, the head of global policy for Facebook: We use technology to help us triage reports,
1 min read