Content moderators for tech giants like Facebook and YouTube reveal what it's like to sift through some of the most disturbing material on the internet

Content moderators for tech giants like Facebook and YouTube reveal what it's like to sift through some of the most disturbing material on the internetPeople who are hired to sift through online postings that have been flagged on platforms like Facebook and YouTube say the job takes a tremendous psychological toll. The moderators are frequently tasked with watching disturbing video and images of child sexual abuse, violence, animal cruelty, and more. A legion of temporary employees who are tasked with moderating content on platforms like Facebook and YouTube say they were unprepared for the emotional and psychological toll the job would take.



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