TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew Believes Content Moderation Critical as Twitter Reduces Workforce
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew expressed hope that the company will never have to lay off half of its employees, as Twitter did under Elon Musk. He emphasised the importance of having enough personnel to handle content moderation and security. According to him, TikTok employs tens of thousands of people in content moderation. Chew was quick to point out that he is not a Musk detractor. “At this point, I’m not sure it’s fair to comment on where he’s taking the company.”
TikTok co-founder Michael Chew believes there is no need to lay off half of the company’s employees. According to him, TikTok employs tens of thousands of people in content moderation. These individuals create platform policies and supplement the algorithms used to serve videos.