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‘I Would See People Get Shot in the Face:’ TikTok Ex-Moderators Sue Over On-the-Job Trauma

A small army of overworked content moderators is the public’s last line of defense against a flood of depraved and horrific content uploaded to social media. While the moderators help us normal users avoid the worst of the worst, constant exposure to humanity’s darkest impulses can wreak havoc on their mental health. Now, two former moderators at TikTok are alleging the quickly growing social media giant skimped on mental health treatment for moderators struggling to deal with an onslaught of digital nightmares.