Facebook Mods Are So Traumatized They’re Getting High At Work

The people who moderate Facebook spend their days reading and watching conspiracy theories, violent murders, and hate speech, often hundreds of times per day.

Many of them — who actually work for a professional services company called Cognizant — don’t make it a full year of consuming the absolute worst of the internet before quitting, The Verge‘s Casey Newton found in a chilling exposé. Meanwhile, the moderators are coping by getting high and having sex during work. READ MORE ON: FUTURISM

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CultureYusra Hamid