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online safety and digital citizenship specialist

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15 May 2020

Facebook has agreed to pay a settlement of $52m in a court case alleging the company failed to protect workers tasked with moderating disturbing content from the grave mental health impacts of the job.

As part of the settlement, which was announced Tuesday, moderators will get a minimum of $1,000 each from Facebook with the potential for additional compensation if they have been diagnosed with mental health disorders, including PTSD.

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05 February 2020

A clear explanation of how and why we are tracked online.

 

Hint: It’s why every site asks you to accept cookies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14 August 2019

Facebook secretly employed hundreds of contractors to listen to clips of its addicts' private voice calls to transcribe parts of conversations its AI software couldn't understand.

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01 May 2019

From trialling the removal of "likes" from Instagram to taking cues from China's superapp WeChat, Mr Zuckerberg heralded a number of changes to Facebook's broader social network.

Proclaiming "the future is private", Mr Zuckerberg signalled that Facebook's News Feed would be de-emphasised in favour of revamping its messaging app, online marketplace and video-on-demand site.

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