Facebook sued by former content moderator who says the job gave her PTSD



Facebook PTSD hed 796x419 - Facebook sued by former content moderator who says the job gave her PTSD
Facebook is being taken to court by a California woman who previously worked for the company as a content moderator, as she claims the work caused her to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), reports Motherboard. In her role as a contractor for Facebook through a company called Pro Unlimited, Selena Scola was tasked with identifying and removing content from the social platform that violated its Community Standards. That includes hate speech, images of graphic violence, self harm, bullying, and nudity and sexual content. According to Scola’s lawyers, she developed PTSD as a result of “constant and unmitigated exposure to highly…

This story continues at The Next Web

Or just read more coverage about: Facebook