Meta Eyes a Moderation Partner With ‘Traumatizing’ Working Conditions

Meta has cut ties with a subcontractor that provided moderators for its African markets, just weeks before the tech giant is due to appear in a Kenyan court to face allegations of human trafficking and union busting.

The company has ended a contract with outsourcing company Sama, which former employee Daniel Motaung accused last year of imposing “unreasonable working conditions,” including irregular pay, inadequate mental health support, and violations of workers’ privacy. 

But conditions at the company that is poised to take on the Meta contract appear to be equally bad, if not worse. Meta has not confirmed which company will take up the new

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