More content moderation Is not always better
“The solutions to social media’s problems aren’t as obvious as they might seem”. Simply erasing things from the internet comes at a cost. Harvard Law lecturer Evelyn Douek warns that content moderation is snowballing, and the damage it is doing is being ignored. In this insight into how the field is in a state of emergency, she reflects on how the fixing of social and political problems runs much deeper than fixing the code.