Everything in Moderation

“Indeed, what struck me about his views is how much they sound like what the techies who originally created social media said in the early days. And here’s the important bit: all of them eventually learned that their simplistic belief in how things should work does not work in reality and have spent the past few decades trying to iterate. And Musk ignores all of that while (somewhat hilariously) suggesting that all of those things can be figured out eventually, despite all of the hard work many, many overworked and underpaid people have been doing figuring exactly that out, only to be told by Musk he’s sure they’re doing it wrong.” Mike Masnick on just how hard it is to get content moderation right. (Since I’ve haven’t posted for 72 hours, it’s a little easier to moderate Twitter than it has been in the past.)

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