Content moderation: Social media’s sexist assemblages

Gerrard, Y. and Thornham, H. (2020) Content moderation: Social media’s sexist assemblages. New Media and Society, 22 (7). pp. 1266-1286. ISSN 1461-4448



  • Gerrard, Y.
  • Thornham, H.
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Keywords: Algorithms; assemblage theory; content moderation; gender; Pinterest; sexism; social media
  • Accepted: 22 August 2019
  • Published (online): 22 July 2020
  • Published: 1 July 2020
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Sociological Studies (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2020 12:04
Last Modified: 06 May 2021 16:27
Status: Published
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Refereed: Yes
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