Twitter forms a wiki lite for content management

Content moderation on social media has been a hot-button issue ever since the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Suffering attacks from Democrats and Republicans alike, Facebook has sought to distance itself from the issue by deferring some content-moderation decisions to an independent oversight board and embracing government involvement in content moderation.

Now, Twitter is taking this uncoupling of ownership and control one step further, piloting a system called Birdwatch in which selected people serve as the “community’s voice” to “identify information in tweets they believe is misleading and write notes that provide informative context.”

Read Dr. Jamison’s complete blog post at AEI