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The Resource Custodians of the internet : platforms, content moderation, and the hidden decisions that shape social media, Tarleton Gillespie

Custodians of the internet : platforms, content moderation, and the hidden decisions that shape social media, Tarleton Gillespie

Label
Custodians of the internet : platforms, content moderation, and the hidden decisions that shape social media
Title
Custodians of the internet
Title remainder
platforms, content moderation, and the hidden decisions that shape social media
Statement of responsibility
Tarleton Gillespie
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Most users want their Twitter feed, Facebook page, and YouTube comments to be free of harassment and porn. Whether faced with 'fake news' or livestreamed violence, 'content moderators'--who censor or promote user-posted content--have never been more important. This is especially true when the tools that social media platforms use to curb trolling, ban hate speech, and censor pornography can also silence the speech you need to hear. [The author] provides an overview of current social media practices and explains the underlying rationales for how, when, and why these policies are enforced. In doing so, [the author] highlights that content moderation receives too little public scrutiny even as it is shapes social norms and creates consequences for public discourse, cultural production, and the fabric of society. Based on interviews with content moderators, creators, and consumers, this...book is...for anyone who's ever clicked 'like' or 'retweet.'"--
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Gillespie, Tarleton
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Social media
Target audience
adult
Label
Custodians of the internet : platforms, content moderation, and the hidden decisions that shape social media, Tarleton Gillespie
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-274) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • All platforms moderate
  • The myth of the neutral platform
  • Community guidelines, or the sound of no
  • Three impactful solutions to the problem of scale
  • The human labor of moderation
  • Facebook, breastfeeding, and living in suspension
  • To remove or to filter
  • What platforms are, and what they should be
Control code
on1005113962
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780300173130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1005113962
Label
Custodians of the internet : platforms, content moderation, and the hidden decisions that shape social media, Tarleton Gillespie
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-274) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • All platforms moderate
  • The myth of the neutral platform
  • Community guidelines, or the sound of no
  • Three impactful solutions to the problem of scale
  • The human labor of moderation
  • Facebook, breastfeeding, and living in suspension
  • To remove or to filter
  • What platforms are, and what they should be
Control code
on1005113962
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780300173130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1005113962

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