Moderators to take Facebook to court for ‘psychological trauma’

One described witnessing Isis executions, child exploitation and animal torture

Facebook. File photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty

Facebook. File photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty

The Personal Injuries Assessment Board has given the go-ahead to a group of former content moderators to serve proceedings against Facebook in the High Court.

It is understood that more than five former moderators are seeking damages for personal injuries caused by the disturbing content they were exposed to during their employment by CPL in Dublin, on behalf of Facebook.

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