A Facebook content moderator died after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a new report detailing harsh working conditions

Posted On: Jun 19, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A Facebook content moderator died after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a new report detailing harsh working conditions

A Facebook content moderator died last year after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a new report from The Verge .
The report details the harsh working conditions at a Facebook contractor facility operated by Cognizant in Tampa Florida, in which employee breaks are closely monitored and the office is poorly kept.
It's the latest of several investigations into the mental trauma and demanding work environment that Facebook's content moderators are subjected to.
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A man who worked as a Facebook content moderator died last year after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a blistering new report by The Verge on Wednesday which details the working conditions at the social media giant's Tampa, Florida, moderation site.
The man, a former Coast Guard lieutenant commander named Keith Utley, worked the overnight shift at the facility, which is operated by contractor Cognizant. On March 9, 2018, co-workers noticed something was...

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