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How Facebook is Tackling Moderating Violent Videos

December 3, 2017 | Video Moderation, UGC

Facebook is facing the unprecedented challenge of escalating violence featured within its videos since launching its live video streaming early last year. Alongside carefree videos of friends at football games and parents recording funny things their little kids say are, unfortunately, broadcastings of shootings and suicides. It has been a challenge for Facebook to monitor…

WebPurify Adds PhotoDNA to Prevent Child Exploitation Online

November 7, 2017 | Image Moderation, UGC

PhotoDNA is an application operated by Microsoft that calculates the unique digital signature of an image and matches that signature against those of other photos to determine whether the image contains illegal content. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) has created and maintains a list of PhotoDNA signatures for the “worst of…

Filter Objectionable Content Before Apple Rejects Your App

October 18, 2017 | Image Moderation, Profanity Filter, UGC

Everyone knows that getting your app on Apple’s App Store is a must for app success. What people may not know, however, are Apple’s strict requirements when it comes to you moderating your app’s content. Even an app that boasts innocent content could be denied by Apple should the right checks and balances not be…

Does Your Favorite Website Use Artificial Intelligence?

September 12, 2017 | Image Moderation, UGC

Machines are growing smarter by the day, but they are still only as smart as the information they are being given. At least for now, we haven’t entered into a Westworld world. Algorithms demand thousands of human-guided examples in order to be taught how to best operate. Think of some of your favorite websites with…

The Risk of Live Video on Your Website

July 23, 2017 | Video Moderation, UGC

  A few months ago, a worst-case scenario highlighting the risk of live video and user-generated content (UGC) happened. And it happened on Facebook Live. Facebook was unable to pull the broadcast of a murder down in real time and didn’t remove this terrible video for hours afterwards. The takeaway for us all: Real-time video…

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