Today Spotify gets some advice on content moderation TED launches the latest subscription service and Acast enables its podcasters to sell NFTs. As the company grows its steady of creators it taps experts to consult on satisfied moderation if there was one big takeaway from Spotify’s presentation for investors last week it was that Spotify is going all in one creator content. The Spotify machine as CEO Daniel EK deemed his agency will move into the latest verticals and bring millions of latest creators onto the platform. That kind of scale may creators onto the platform. That kind of scale may be good for the agency’s bottom line but the potential for misinformation and other dangerous satisfied to sneak through is not. So the company declared on Monday that it’s wrangling some top experts in speech and technology to advise the agency. The 18-member Spotify safety optional council is made up of academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, and advocates who focus on the developing nature of speech online. The council is purely optional and does not have any formal oversight of moderation decisions. The group will meet multiple times a year focusing on issues that the company brings to its concentration. According to council member Danielle a law professor at the University of Virginia who focuses on privacy and safety the move formalizes what Spotify has already been doing.
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