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Feb 10, 2022 05:02 AM
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Bilibili to Hire 1,000 Content Reviewers After Employee’s Death

Bilibili is famous for its on-screen comment feature and is popular among younger users.
Bilibili is famous for its on-screen comment feature and is popular among younger users.

Bilibili Inc. plans to hire 1,000 new content reviewers and improve protection of workers’ health, China’s video platform said Tuesday after the death of an employee spurred accusations it has an overwork culture.

The employee, nicknamed Mu Se Mu Xin, was an acting team leader of the graphics and text censoring team at Bilibili’s office in the central city of Wuhan. He had a brain hemorrhage at home last Friday and died in a hospital, Bilibili said late Tuesday in a statement on the Weibo social network.

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