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Informatics Seminar Series: Behind the Screen - Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media: Sarah Roberts

The Department of Informatics is proud to present Sarah Roberts, Associate Professor, Information Studies, UCLA. In this talk, Sarah T. Roberts will discuss the fruits of her decade-long study the commercial content moderation industry, and its concomitant people, practices and politics. Based on interviews with workers from Silicon Valley to the Philippines, at boutique firms and at major social media companies, she will offer context, history and analysis of this hidden industry, with particular attention to the emotional toll it takes on its workers. Please check back for registration links.

Friday, December 11 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures / Presentations


General Public, Students, Graduate Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff




Information & Computer Sciences


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Department of Informatics

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