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Streamers organize #ADayOffTwitch walkout to bring awareness to the recent increase of “hate raids”, and say Twitch isn’t taking the issue seriously enough (Ash Parrish/The Verge)

Ash Parrish / The Verge:
Streamers organize #ADayOffTwitch walkout to bring awareness to the recent increase of “hate raids”, and say Twitch isn’t taking the issue seriously enough  —  On Wednesday, September 1st, a number of channels on Twitch will go dark as streamers participate in #ADayOffTwitch … … […]

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Apple HR needs listen to its own peeps

Apple is seeing growing internal criticism as employees realize the tools they’ve used to get things done throughout the pandemic can also be used to join together to fight for positive change. And Apple won’t be […]

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Investigation shows Accenture is Facebook’s biggest content moderation partner, employing over a third of its moderators, with annual contracts exceeding $500M (New York Times)

New York Times:
Investigation shows Accenture is Facebook’s biggest content moderation partner, employing over a third of its moderators, with annual contracts exceeding $500M  —  The social network has constructed a vast infrastructure to keep toxic material off its platform.  At the center of it is Accenture, the blue-chip consulting firm. … […]