Darika Bamrungchok (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Darika Bamrungchok (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Darika is an author at Engage Media. She’s the leader of digital rights and digital safety programs in Thailand and the Mekong region. She’s also an experienced campaigner and focuses on the use of technology in human rights defense under authoritarian regimes.

What can be done?

Independent experts, including civil society organizations and human rights experts should conduct audits of social media platforms. Tech giants should be more transparent about their existing content moderation mechanisms, including those that increasingly use algorithms and those that follow government intervention.

Darika Bamrungchok