Social media platforms like the idea of using slave labor to moderate forums

Even these moves seemed to draw mostly criticism, though. Craig Silverman, BuzzFeed’s media editor, called YouTube’s approach a “nesting doll” strategy: “Whereby platforms offload editorial responsibility in layers until you get to the final doll and it’s either volunteer community editors working for free or low paid content moderators employed by contractors.”

Source: The reckoning over social media has transformed SXSW – The Verge

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