A UK minister has suggested the party is open to bringing in financial penalties or otherwise changing the law in order to encourage social media firms to improve their content moderation processes. Read More
The Guardian has published details of Facebook’s content moderation guidelines covering controversial issues such as violence, hate speech and self-harm culled from more than 100 internal training manuals, spreadsheets and flowcharts that the newspaper has seen. Read More
Social media giants Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have once again been accused of taking a “laissez-faire approach” to moderating hate speech content on their platforms. Read More
Directors Adrian Chen and Ciaran Cassidy give WIRED a first look at their disturbing short documentary on content moderation. The post Watch Workers Learn How to Filter Obscene and Violent Photos From Dating Sites appeared first on WIRED.
An investigation by a British newspaper into child sexual abuse content and terrorist propaganda being shared on Facebook has once again drawn critical attention to how the company handles complaints about offensive and extremist content being shared on its platform. Read More