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Facebook’s Independent Oversight Board – Recent Developments

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…

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Social Media Leaves Content Moderation to AI Amidst Pandemic

  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…

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15 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Cyberbullying

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…

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How Unregulated Internet Exposure Affects Digitally Savvy Children

  In June of last year, we spoke with child psychologist and advisor to WebPurify Dr. Adam Pletter about how cyberbullying affects children and what parents can do if their…

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Using a Jury for Content Moderation – Pros and Cons

In a post last month, we discussed Facebook’s end-of-year goal of instituting an independent oversight board to adjudicate what content will be removed from the site. Here we’ll discuss the…

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Facebook Updates Policy for Suicide Prevention

  The last year has seen consistent adjustment of content moderation policies on the part of social media giants. Recently, we discussed the changes that Twitter and Instagram’s policies underwent….

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UGC Moderation: 22 Tips for Choosing the Best Partner

When it comes to doing business online, there’s hardly anything more important than your brand image. It creates recognition and fosters trust. But most importantly, it gives you equity and…

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Twitter and Instagram Update Policies to Combat Bullying

  In previous posts, we’ve discussed the content moderation policies of large social media platforms and the factors that are catalyzing their changes. Recently, Twitter and Instagram announced updates to…

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The Solution to Deepfakes Remains Unclear

  While the aim of leveraging artificial intelligence is to make operations efficient and insightful, there are undoubtedly more nefarious applications of this fast-advancing technology. Deepfakes, one such application, present…

Video Moderation, UGC

Taking Advantage of Social Media Contests

  In 2007, Facebook and Twitter laid the ground work for social media contests by introducing features like Fan Pages and hashtags, respectively. However, contests put on by brands didn’t really…

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