Leaked Manuals Show How Facebook Monitors its Content (HBO)

Facebook employs 4,500 content moderators around the world. Moderators get two weeks of training and a stack of manuals to help them police the site for racism, misogyny, violence, and pornography.

VICE’s partners at The Guardian obtained more than a hundred of these manuals and they offer the first-ever look at the sometimes logical, sometimes inexplicable ways Facebook asks a few thousand people to help patrol its close to 2 billion users.

This segment is part of the May 23rd VICE News Tonight episode.

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