How Facebook Moderates Content

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

From fake news to live-streaming suicides and murder, for months Facebook has been facing questions about the content on its site. This week, documents leaked to The Guardian have unveiled a revealing glimpse into the closely guarded secret of how the social media giant moderates its content. Sarah T. Roberts, assistant professor in the department of information studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, and an expert in commercial content moderation, joins The Agenda to shed some light on the topic.
Episode:
How Facebook Moderates Content, The Agenda's Week
Aired:
May 26, 2017
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