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The people in charge of making sure terrible things don’t show up on Facebook are understandably not doing so great…

Sources:
• Facebook moderators are losing their minds
https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/25/18229714/cognizant-facebook-content-moderator-interviews-trauma-working-conditions-arizona
https://gizmodo.com/report-facebook-moderators-are-routinely-high-and-joke-1832870719

• Facebook is cool with marketing to naz*s
https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-facebook-nazi-metal-ads-20190221-story.html
https://gizmodo.com/of-course-1832798696
https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/21/facebook-ad-targeting-nazi-leaders/

• YouTube demonetizing antivax content
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/youtube-just-demonetized-anti-vax-channels
https://gizmodo.com/youtube-pulls-ads-from-anti-vaccination-videos-that-vio-1832846745

• YouTube not restricting ads based on comments?
https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/22/18236688/youtube-ads-comment-section-monetization-child-predatory-adpocalypse-policy
https://gizmodo.com/youtubes-commenter-controversy-is-putting-creators-in-a-1832835236

• YouTube is deleting child exploitation channels
https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/21/youtube-removes-channels-comments-child-exploitation/
https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/21/18234494/youtube-child-exploitation-channel-termination-comments-philip-defranco-creators
https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/21/18234889/youtube-ads-child-exploitation-solution-monetization-adpocalypse-moderation
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/02/youtube-loses-advertisers-over-wormhole-into-pedophilia-ring/

• Hawaii missile scare report
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/wr/mm6807a2.htm?s_cid=mm6807a2_w#modalIdString_CDCTable_0

• Laura Loomer is at it again
https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/22/18236819/laura-loomer-twitter-protest-ban-conservative-censorship

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