Inside Tech Content Moderation
A roundup of episodes dealing with content moderation on social media platforms.
Today we revisit our story on Facebook and its rulebook, looking at what’s changed in the past two years and exploring how these rules will impact the 2020 Presidential Election. Back in 2008 Faceboo...Show More
Instagram censors almost all photographs of female nipples on its platform. The impact of this policy is much larger than you might think, affecting both art and identity. Featuring: @raindovemodel @...Show More
A company called GirlsDoPorn uploaded videos to Pornhub and other sites without the consent of the women in them. VICE’s Samantha Cole explains why these videos are still all over the internet. Featu...Show More
Casey Newton on the secret life of Facebook moderators
34:39 | Feb 26th, 2019
In “The Trauma Floor,” The Verge’s Casey Newton uncovered the horrendous working conditions for contract Facebook moderators. On this week’s Vergecast, he and editor-in-chief Nilay Patel discuss how h...Show More
How an "opinion loophole" is enabling the spread of climate change misinformation. Links to resources discussed: Facebook creates fact-checking exemption for climate deniers Washington Examiner op-e...Show More
What does ‘being verified’ actually mean?
Why'd You Push That Button?
32:32 | Aug 7th, 2019
I have sad news today: we’re publishing the season 4 finale of Why’d You Push That Button? The good news, though, is that it’s a really great episode! Today, Kaitlyn Tiffany and I (Ashley Carman) are ...Show More
Ep. 72: What makes TikTok tick: A dialogue with Eugene Wei
TechBuzz China by Pandaily
1:08:32 | Aug 14th
Episode 72 of Tech Buzz China features product expert Eugene Wei in conversation with our co-host Rui Ma on the timely topic of TikTok and the mechanics of what makes the app so successful. Tune in to...Show More