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Danah Boyd is a technology and social media scholar. She is a Partner Researcher at Microsoft Research, the founder and president of Data & Society Research Institute, and a Visiting Professor at New York University.
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Custodians of the Internet
Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions That Shape Social Media
Tarleton Gillespie - Jun 26, 2018
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A revealing and gripping investigation into how social media platforms police what we post onlineand the large societal impact of these decisions Most users want their Twitter feed, Facebook page, and YouTube comments to be free of harassment and porn. Whether faced with fake news or livestreamed violence, content moderatorswho censor or promote us...
Danah Boyd
Jun 07, 2018
In his new book, "Custodians of the Internet," @TarletonG does a brilliant job of teasing out the governance work of major tech players vis-a-vis content. Hint: all algo-driven systems are political. So glad this is finally out!     source