African content moderators form union


More than 150 workers employed by third-party outsourcing companies to provide content moderation for AI tools on Facebook, TikTok, and ChatGPT depend have pledged to create the African Content Moderators Union. The move to create such a union began in 2019 when the outsourcing company Sama fired Facebook content moderator Daniel Motaung for trying to form a union.

Publication: Time

Publication date: 2023-05-01

Writer: Billy Perrigo