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Online Harassment: Who Does it Affect, and How?

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…

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Five Tips and Tricks for Content Moderation

1. Know your audience. The more you know about your users, the more you can hone your specific moderating criteria. You may have a niche market with unique needs. Our…

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How does UGC moderation work?

Take a seat in the moderator’s chair and consider the four photos above. A client has given simple instructions for moderation: images must contain a dog. Which photos should be…

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Facebook’s Content Moderation Policy: Our Summary and Opinion

For the first time, Facebook is making public its internal guidelines for content moderation and policy. The 27-page document details how the company defines hate speech, violence, nudity, terrorism, and…

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How WebPurify Works with Content Managers

We’re just going to say it loud and proud: WebPurify was a pioneer of online moderation. When we first launched the company in 2006, we were the only player in…

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

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…

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YouTube’s Video Moderation Strategy Faces Challenges

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…

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How Facebook is Tackling Moderating Violent Videos

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…

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WebPurify Adds PhotoDNA to Prevent Child Exploitation Online

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…

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Filter Objectionable Content Before Apple Rejects Your App

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…

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