They are doomed conceptual band-aids. Let’s unpack why. Plus: the flaw they share with Higher Education
First, a 30 second primer.
Twitter’s Birdwatch and Facebook’s Oversight Board
Twitter and Facebook (and every other online platform) are grappling with how to handle moderation as the activity on their platforms grows increasingly out of control, with real world ramifications. Birdwatch is Twitter’s answer, Facebook’s is their Oversight Board.