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RSN™ Special Report: Facebook’s Manual On Credible Threats Of Violence

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook's Manual On Credible Threats Of Violence Reprinted from The Guardian - Copyright Acknowledged At first, Facebook’s policies seem clear enough. Most start with a clear explanation of what it does and doesn’t tolerate. But often there are caveats. Some moderators struggle to understand distinctions – and some feel overwhelmed by the task. Updates reflect shifting attitudes and political pressure but can further complicate the job. Facebook’s policies on graphic violence, non-sexual [...]

RSN™ Breaking News: Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook

RSN™ Breaking News: Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook California Facebook Moderator Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook - Alleges Moderator's Job Gave Her PTSD According to CBS News: A woman who worked as a content moderator for Facebook is suing the tech giant, claiming Facebook failed to adequately protect her from getting PTSD from the graphic violent images her job required her to watch. The lawsuit, filed on Friday in California state court in San Mateo County, [...]