Layla Taha (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Layla Taha (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Layla is a feminist researcher of digital rights tools. She is behind, a platform for digital security tools designed for Arabic speakers in the MENA region, and is a volunteer translator with Localization Lab.

What can be done?

Given the concentration of big companies on community generated content online, content moderation should be localized, contextual, and user-driven. Ethically complex issues of content moderation should not be left to the discretion of algorithms.

Layla Taha
Middle East