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Internet ‘algospeak’ is changing our language in real time, from ‘nip nops’ to ‘le dollar bean’

11 mins | Apr 20, 2022
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To avoid angering the almighty algorithm, people are creating a new vocabulary. New lexicons are emerging to combat a range platform’s disorderly content moderation that hones in and removes a range of "problematic" words. Taylor Lorenz explores the rise of algospeak, and the unprecedented impact content moderation systems have on our speech.
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