They illustrate difficulties faced by executives scrabbling to react to new challenges such as “revenge porn” – and the challenges for moderators, who say they are overwhelmed by the volume of work, which means they often have “just 10 seconds” to make a decision.

    “Facebook cannot keep control of its content,” said one source. “It has grown too big, too quickly.”

The 'Facebook Files' article series can be found here. A treasure trove of social media's darker side.


kleinbl00:

    Remarks such as “Someone shoot Trump” should be deleted, because as a head of state he is in a protected category. But it can be permissible to say: “To snap a bitch’s neck, make sure to apply all your pressure to the middle of her throat”, or “fuck off and die” because they are not regarded as credible threats.

Let's not lose sight of the fact that Facebook is monetizing this.

    “Facebook cannot keep control of its content,” said one source. “It has grown too big, too quickly.”

And will continue to do so until it suffers financial calamity as a result of its lax, unenforceable standards.


posted by veen: 121 days ago