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Facebook to pay $52M in content moderators settlement
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Facebook has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by content moderators who worked on the social media platform.
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The company based in Menlo Park, Calif., will pay as much as $52 million to current and former moderators for mental health issues they developed removing disturbing content from its platform, The Verge reported. The settlement will include at least $1,000 for each moderator, and workers diagnosed with PTSD or similar conditions will be eligible for more, including as much as $50,000 in damages.