Podcast: Sean Li on how to moderate audio content

Headphones are seen in front of the logo of the Discord app logo.

On this week’s episode of Lawfare‘s Arbiters of Truth, a podcast miniseries on the online information ecosystem, Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic interview Sean Li, the former head of trust and safety at Discord, the audio and text chat platform. Audio-based social media is experiencing massive growth but poses novel problems for the teams charged with keeping harmful content off the platform. As increasing numbers of social media platforms launch or prepare audio products, what should their content moderation teams be anticipating?