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by Bervoets, Hanna,
Additional authors: Rault, Emma, / translator.
Published by : Picador, (London, UK :) , 2022 Physical details: 137 pages ; 22 cm. ISBN:9781529087239.
Item type Home library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Book Melbourne Athenaeum Library
Fiction BER Issued 16/01/2023 064234
Total reserves: 0

Includes bibliographical references.

To be a content moderator is to see humanity at its worst, but Kayleigh needs money. That's why she takes a job working for a social media platform whose name she isn't allowed to mention. Her job: reviewing offensive videos and pictures, rants and conspiracy theories, and deciding which need to be removed. It's gruelling work. Kayleigh and her colleagues spend all day watching horrors and hate on their screens, evaluating them with the platform's ever-changing moderating guidelines. Yet Kayleigh is good at her job, and in her colleagues she finds a group of friends, even a new girlfriend, and for the first time in her life, Kayleigh's future seems bright. But soon the job seems to change them all, shifting their worlds in alarming ways. How long before the moderators own morals bend and flex under the weight of what they see?

Translated from the Dutch.

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