Content Moderators Are Suing Facebook for Not Properly Protecting Them From Mental Trauma

Including PTSD

Content moderators are regularly exposed to graphic imagery. Getty Images

Facebook is facing a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of content moderators who work on a contract basis, claiming that those workers are not being properly protected against psychological trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder caused by the content they view. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.