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How Brands are Leveraging UGC During the COVID Crisis

October 12, 2020 | UGC

By keeping people indoors, the COVID-19 pandemic has sent businesses rushing back to the drawing board, especially regarding how they reach their customers. A sharp decline in shopping at physical retail spaces correlated with a surge in online shopping has created an opportunity for industries that have typically seen lower online engagement from their customers….

Creating Your Community Guidelines – Examples & Best Practices

August 17, 2020 | UGC

All new online communities, from dating apps to gaming to social networks, are tasked with creating and maintaining comprehensive community guidelines. You have a responsibility to not only to keep users safe, but to make sure you are clear about the rules, so when you take content down it’s justified and easily explainable. Creating your community guidelines from…

Facebook’s Independent Oversight Board – Recent Developments

July 24, 2020 | Image Moderation, UGC

Having been in the Content Moderation space for over 14 years, we are always interested in the unique approaches companies take towards the often complicated and nuanced art of UGC moderation, carefully balancing between keeping their site safe and allowing their community to openly share their content and views. While we advocate for an efficient…

Social Media Leaves Content Moderation to AI Amidst Pandemic

May 23, 2020 | UGC

  On March 16, Facebook sent home thousands of content moderators in the midst of a global pandemic. Other social media giants like YouTube and Twitter took the same cautionary measures. In the absence of a large portion of their human teams, these companies turned almost exclusively to their Artificial Intelligence solutions to enforce their…

15 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Cyberbullying

May 15, 2020 | UGC

WebPurify Shares Practical Tips for Parents The Internet is a fantastic resource for keeping in touch with friends and family, but it has a dark side that can make it a dangerous place for children and teens. According to data compiled by advocates at Guard Child, 65% of kids between the ages of eight and…