Facebook employs over 7,500 censors

Facebook employs over 7,500 censors

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Moderators are given seconds to review complex posts about numerous topics – and decide whether or not to censor the post. They use a multi-hundred page guide to moderation and try to apply hundreds of rules. The result is legitimate speech, including benign political speech, is censored by Facebook.

Source: Inside Facebook’s Secret Rulebook for Global Political Speech – The New York Times

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