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Engaged Reading Time - Issue #38

Over the past few years we've seen increasing numbers of publications close their comments and other
Engaged Reading Time
Engaged Reading Time - Issue #38
By Adam Tinworth • Issue #38 • View online
Over the past few years we’ve seen increasing numbers of publications close their comments and other forms of owned and operated community, and let all that migrate to Facebook and other services.
Now we know that there’s a very human cost to that decision.
And the “days without a Facebook scandal” counter resets to 0.
Brace yourselves. This is not nice.

Facebook Moderation Hell
A few months back you might remember Casey Newton published an excellent piece digging into Facebook’s content moderation facilities. Now he’s followed it up, by getting some sources to talk about what’s really happening.
And it’s grim.
Facebook moderators break their NDAs to expose desperate working conditions
Inside Facebook's moderation hub: the realities of policing the dark side of the internet
Engaging Links
The latest key newsroom job: membership editor
Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content
Fast-growing TikTok attracts The Washington Post & other publishers
On Snapchat, Original Series Are Finding Return Viewers
From me…
A couple of relevant posts from me this week:
Reddit and the problems of scale in large communities
Guilt by Twitter association — how Labour Left Voice blocked swathes of Twitter
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