ByteDance Dev Leaks Alarming Details on “Content Moderation”

Alex discusses an article from Protocol from a developer who worked on censorship controls for ByteDance, owner of the popular U.S. social media app TikTok. The former dev speaks about developing algorithms to identify users for individual monitoring, transcribing livestreams, and the panic whenever a systems would experience short downtime.

I helped build ByteDance’s vast censorship machine: www.protocol.com/china/i-built-bytedance-censorship-machine

This is an excerpt from episode 151 of Winner Take All. Watch the full episode here: youtu.be/jB0iZB8zQcI

Originally Aired: 04/02/21
#ByteDance #Censorship #OnlineSpeech

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