What is it like to spend your days moderating social media posts? That is what a new novel by acclaimed Dutch author Hanna Bervoets throws light on.
The board’s first mission will be to fight “misinformation” in the US midterm elections later this year for the Senate and the House of Representatives. It has not been revealed exactly how it will do so.
The pseudonymous social media platform is all set to launch next month. It was founded by Jasveer Singh, Abhishek Asthana (known as Gabbbar Singh on social media), and Deepak Kumar, and has already raised over $3.2 million in funding.
While social media platforms are required to comply with Indian law and have a grievance officer posted in India, US-based software collaboration platform Github says foreign law enforcement seeking information will only get it if they follow a complex path involving the US Justice system.
In the backdrop of the France Haugen revelations, we look at how the social media platform deals with content regarded malicious. A govt committee formed in 2020 asked Facebook why it didn’t remove hate speech and malicious content instead of reducing virality. Facebook’s reply was it cannot judge what is malicious and works with third party fact-checkers and civil society groups to help make that decision. Also, there is no separate definition of what constitutes hate speech in India.
Clubhouse, which pioneered the social audio format last year, has faced intense criticism over moderation issues on its platform in its year-long history.
In the complaint, Cognizant was accused of “deliberately concealed or misrepresented facts of known danger – i.e. exposure to highly toxic, unsafe and injurious content” to employees while providing the content moderation service to Facebook.