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Facebook moderators break their NDAs to expose desperate working conditions - The Verge
At Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site, operated by Cognizant in Tampa, FL one contractor has died, others have developed PTSD and fear for their lives.
facebook  labor  capitalism 
7 hours ago by hthief
Zuckerberg Op-Ed: New Rules Would Hurt Everyone But Facebook - Bloomberg
"Regulatory capture is a form of government failure which occurs when a regulatory agency, created to act in the public interest, instead advances the commercial or political concerns of special interest groups that dominate the industry or sector it is charged with regulating."
facebook  politics  privacy  regulation  zuckerberg 
11 weeks ago by hthief
Facebook Information Leak - Webpages can confirm a user's ID
I discovered a Facebook bug which allows me to identify whether a visitor is logged in to a specific Facebook account. It can check hundreds of identities per second.
facebook  infosec 
march 2019 by hthief
The People Who Eat Shit for a Living
The shit eating paradigm that facebook has settled on, where numerous low wage works wade through a current of nefarious abuse on social media to curate it
the horror of this happened, through sheer numbers, slouches into shit happens and the undermining suspicion that shit is happening to everyone around you right now and, if they aren’t rending their garments about it or even gently asking for help, maybe neither should you.

facebook  abuse  minimum-wage 
february 2019 by hthief
Facebook removed post by ex-manager who said site 'failed' black people | Technology | The Guardian
Mark S Luckie, who recently stepped down as strategic partner manager, published the piece on Facebook last week detailing his experiences as a black employee at a tech corporation that largely excludes African Americans, saying the company has also unfairly censored black people on the platform.

Facebook appeared to prove Luckie’s point this week by removing the letter before eventually reinstating it.
facebook  racism  tech 
december 2018 by hthief

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