In Facebook Deletion Center, 1,200 Moderators in Berlin Clean Up Content

Germany, home to a tough new online hate speech law, has become a laboratory for one of the most pressing issues for governments today: how and whether to regulate Facebook, the world’s biggest social network. Inside a deletion center in Berlin, more than 1,200 content moderators clean up content — from terrorist propaganda to Nazi symbols to child abuse — that violates the law or the company’s community standards.