Profanity Filter

Online Harassment: Who Does it Affect, and How?

November 7, 2018 | Image Moderation, Profanity Filter, Video Moderation, UGC

In our September newsletter, we discussed the Momo Challenge, a disturbing “game” circulating on social media sites, threatening members with the release of personal information unless the member completes a series of tasks, which often encourage self-harm, and even suicide. Today, we’re taking a closer look at online harassment and cyberbullying. A recent Pew Research…

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… Profanity Filter Case Study

April 10, 2017 | Profanity Filter, Case Studies is a website devoted to teaching kids the times tables. (Remember those?) The children’s site, which has a massive one million pageviews each day and has been in operation for 18 years, coaches multiplication through a variety of methods including online games and quizzes. Its users are not only kids, but also teachers and…

Moderating Digital Out-of-Home Advertising UGC

February 27, 2017 | Image Moderation, Profanity Filter, Video Moderation

Digital out-of-home advertising, also known as digital place-based media, is the world’s second fastest-growing ad medium, according to Screen Media Daily. If you’re not already familiar with it, this form of advertising utilizes strategically placed digital signage displays, including digital billboards, video walls and interactive displays, to reach consumers in a variety of venues—everything from…

Meet WebPurify’s Josh Buxbaum

December 30, 2016 | Image Moderation, Profanity Filter, Video Moderation, UGC

Josh Buxbaum’s commitment to customer satisfaction is one of the driving forces behind WebPurify’s success. As WebPurify’s Director of Sales and Client Services and one of the company’s two co-founders, he oversees client relations and ensures the best moderation solution based on each individual client’s needs. If you work with WebPurify, you will work hand-in-hand…

Moderating the User-Generated Product Customization Trend

November 28, 2016 | Image Moderation, Profanity Filter, Video Moderation, UGC

  We are increasingly living in an “it’s all about me” kind of world, as we are continuously enabled to share our ideas, ideals, style and more with the masses through technology. As a result, e-commerce product customization, where brands allow customers to personalize one or more features before ordering an item online, is growing…

Play Lab Children’s Website Profanity Filter Case Study

October 27, 2016 | Profanity Filter, Case Studies

Since 2014, WebPurify has worked with and its Code Studio’s Play Lab, a project-making platform for K to 8 courses where students can build stories, dialogues and even games online. Play Lab has a broad reach to children of many different ages. And because of its non-profit status, it always is looking to be…

Should Your Business Moderate UGC Reviews?

October 6, 2016 | Profanity Filter, UGC

From Yelp to Trip Advisor to Nordstrom and beyond, customer reviews are everywhere, and have truly revolutionized business as we know it. In the past, a restaurant may have gotten away with snooty service, or you may have purchased a pair of shoes not knowing that they would fall apart after a few wears. These…

The Lesser Known Internet Dangers Your Children Are Being Exposed To

April 2, 2015 | Image Moderation, Profanity Filter, Video Moderation, UGC

“It’s not uncommon to see, really, two and three year olds becoming quite fluent with using a touch tablet or a touch device. So by the time they turn 6, 7, 8, they’re very comfortable with the mobile devices.” – Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and senior director of research at the Consumer Electronics Association. It’s…

WebPurify Launches New Profanity Filter Server

March 7, 2014 | Announcements, Profanity Filter

WebFurther LLC, a leader in protecting large brands from offensive user generated content, has just released an updated version of their popular profanity filter server.