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Facebook Moderators Taking Legal Action Over Graphic Content Online

Kim Buckley
Kim Buckley

10:16 AM - 30 Jul 2019



Facebook moderators are set to take legal action over  the impact of viewing graphic content for work.

Staff from across Europe claim they've been affected by post-traumatic stress disorder from looking at content including executions, self-harm videos, and images of child sexual abuse.

The Irish Examiner reports a Dublin-based law firm has been hired by the staff to take the case against the social media giant's European headquarters.

The firm says it employs around 15,000 people in content moderation jobs.



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