Content Moderation Is a Dead End

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Content moderation is like a band-aid on a deeper wound. Even though it gets valuable work done, it cannot resolve broader issues…especially on social media platforms. The University of South California’s Neely Center and Psychology of Technology Institute is actively seeking alternative approaches that can replace content moderation in dealing with content policy issues on different platforms. “Rather than optimising for engagement and then trying to remove bad experiences, we should optimise more precisely for good experiences,” Ravi Iyer wrote in one of the internal notes leaked from the Facebook Papers. Read full article here

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