Tuesday February 25, 2020

Ex-Facebook moderator: Zuckerberg is playing down trauma of content jobs

Ten workers are taking a case against the social media giant after viewing distressing material

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

6th October, 2019
Mark Zuckerberg claimed that the reporting of conditions among Facebook moderators was a ‘little over-dramatic’ Bloomberg

A former Facebook moderator in Ireland has accused Mark Zuckerberg of trying to minimise the psychological trauma caused to workers who filter out disturbing content on the platform.

Zuckerberg said reporting of the conditions among moderators was “a little over-dramatic” in audio of a staff address leaked last week to the website the Verge.

Chris Gray is one of ten workers taking personal injuries cases for psychological trauma they claim they endured during...

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