Joshua Brustein

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Facebook has about 15,000 content reviewers who are responsible for removing graphic violence, hate speech and images of child abuse from our feeds.

Facebook moderators suffer trauma for little pay

Facebook has about 15,000 content reviewers who are responsible for removing graphic violence, hate speech and images of child abuse from our feeds.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been one week since the launch of Apple’s new mobile payment app, the appropriately named Apple Pay.

Rejecting Apple Pay

It’s been one week since the launch of Apple’s new mobile payment app, the appropriately named Apple Pay.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With almost no banks in their neighborhoods, 68 million Americans don't have checking or savings accounts.

Could the Post Office Be a Bank for the Poor?

With almost no banks in their neighborhoods, 68 million Americans don't have checking or savings accounts.

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