The Weekly Takedown: 18 January 2017
by Jillian C. York | Jan 18 2017 |
CENSORED: According to reports, Facebook is blocking certain political content from local users at the behest of the Thai government.
LONG READ: Two former Microsoft employees are suing the company on the basis that their work as content moderators caused them to suffer from PTSD.
NSFW: A project called "Genderless Nipples" is posting images of different nipples to Instagram in an effort to demonstrate the discriminatory nature of the company's nudity policy.
SPEECH: Facebook is expanding its program to fight fake news into Germany; politicians in that country have expressed concern about the phenomenon.
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