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How does UGC moderation work?

August 17, 2018 | Image Moderation, UGC

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 approved and which should be filtered out? Obviously, the corgi toast is a work of art, but does it meet the criteria of “dog”? Technically,…

Facebook’s Content Moderation Policy: Our Summary and Opinion

July 9, 2018 | Image Moderation, Video Moderation, UGC

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 other banned content. At WebPurify, we’re quite familiar with how complicated the task of content moderation can be, and how a seemingly simple matter of…

How WebPurify Works with Content Managers

May 1, 2018 | UGC

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 the game, and businesses were just beginning to realize that they needed profanity filtering and image moderation services. Over time, the need for profanity filtering,…

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

April 9, 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…

Turnkey Image Moderation Criteria
Reject images that:
Turnkey 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.”