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The Lighter Side of AI: A Happy Marriage Between Humans and Machines

March 1, 2018 | Image Moderation, Video Moderation, UGC

When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), many people conjure up end-of-this-world-as-we-know-it scenarios, such as those depicted in films like Minority Report or TV shows like Westworld. Humans losing their jobs, getting outwitted by robots and so on and so forth. Sure, as innovation creates change, there will be jobs lost in the process, but…

YouTube’s Video Moderation Strategy Faces Challenges

January 22, 2018 | Video Moderation, UGC

There’s no doubt about it—having a strong video moderation strategy is good for business. When you think of video moderation for your website or app, you may first and foremost think of its purpose of shielding customers and innocents from objectionable content, and that’s a completely valid and necessary function of content moderation. But what…

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…

Standard Image Moderation Criteria
Reject images that:
Standard Video Moderation Criteria
Reject videos that:
Other Language Label: If a video complies with our moderation criteria but contains languages other than English, we will label it as “Other Language.”