The Affective Labor of Content Moderators

Episode 004: The Affective Labor of Content Moderators

Co-host Rae Jereza discusses their recent paper, “Corporeal moderation: digital labour as affective good” looking at the situations of content moderators working for Facebook. Hidden behind the app’s Report button, often working for subcontractors and not Facebook itself, the stories and struggles of content moderators go largely unnoticed.

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