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Twitter and Facebook Experiment With Offloading Content Moderation

Birdwatch and the Oversight Board are new approaches to the same idea: shifting responsibility away from the platforms themselves

Will Oremus
Published in
7 min readJan 30, 2021
Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Photo: Scott Strazzante/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)

In the never-ending scramble to solve the insoluble problem of content moderation…