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
mm recommended:Feb 27th, 2019
Shocking reporting about what Facebook moderators do behind-the-scenes. We (or rather Facebook) need to value these people more for keeping Facebook mostly sane. The accompanying article that goes more in depth is here: https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/25/18229714/cognizant-facebook-content-moderator...Show More
jspinelle recommended:Feb 27th, 2019
A great behind the scenes account of an equally great piece. Highly recommend subscribing to Casey’s newsletter.
mmFeb 27th, 2019
Thanks for echoing this @jspinelle! It was a really good episode. Can't wait to hear and read more of the Casey Newton's reporting in this area going forward.