Behind the Screen

Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media

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An eye-opening look at the invisible workers who protect us from seeing humanity’s worst on today’s commercial internet
 
Social media on the internet can be a nightmarish place. A primary shield...

A Note From the Publisher

Sarah T. Roberts is assistant professor of information studies in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a 2018 Carnegie Fellow...

Advance Praise

“This book will define our thinking about the modern internet. Roberts has deftly dispelled the myth of freely flowing content in social media and brought critical attention to the work of digital...

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