Welcome to Everything in Moderation
, a weekly newsletter about the policies, products, platforms and people that shape content moderation and online speech. It’s curated and produced by me, Ben Whitelaw
This week has seen the biggest uptick in subscribers since I started writing EiM in 2018, which is really exciting. I’m guessing it had something to do with this thread
that I wrote about the online abuse of England’s football players although you never really know.
New subscribers from Areto Labs, the University of Bristol, Twitter, the Wall Street Journal, DCMS, TaskUs, TikTok and elsewhere — I’d love to know how you got here. And, whether you’re a longtime recipient or fresh this week, thanks for letting me occupy a space in your inbox.
I got a positive COVID-19 result this morning (reminder: stay safe and get tested) so today’s update is a little later than usual. Here’s what you need to know…