“What Kind of Society Is it Going to Be?”

“If Facebook has created a parallel online society for a quarter of the world to live in, the question facing Monika Bickert and her team is: What kind of society is it going to be?”

Vanity Fair reporter Simon Van Zuylen-Wood spent months embedded with members of Facebook’s content policy team — led by former federal prosecutor Monika Bickert — who deliberate, debate and painstakingly write the company’s rules on prohibited speech on Facebook.

Read the full article: March 2018, “’Men Are Scum’: Inside Facebook’s War on Hate Speech”

See also:

Promoting Safety with Policy, Product and Operations (video): How three Facebook teams work in lockstep to moderate content and keep abuse off the platform. Community Standards: Facebook’s Community Standards outline what is and is not allowed on Facebook, and apply around the world to all types of content