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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…

Image Moderation, Video Moderation, UGC

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…

Video Moderation, UGC

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…

Video Moderation, UGC

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…

Image Moderation, UGC

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…

Image Moderation, Profanity Filter, UGC

Does Your Favorite Website Use Artificial Intelligence?

Machines are growing smarter by the day, but they are still only as smart as the information they are being given. At least for now, we haven’t entered into a…

Image Moderation, UGC

The Risk of Live Video on Your Website

  A few months ago, a worst-case scenario highlighting the risk of live video and user-generated content (UGC) happened. And it happened on Facebook Live. Facebook was unable to pull…

Video Moderation, UGC

Is Artificial Intelligence Making Humanity Better?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is in your everyday life, from organizing photos by dates and occasions to telling you what you want to post on Pinterest (since you’ve been hot on…

Image Moderation, UGC

Multiplication.com Profanity Filter Case Study

Multiplication.com 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…

Profanity Filter, Case Studies

New Hybrid Human and Automated Image Moderation Service

As a leader in the content moderation industry, WebPurify always strives to offer clients a significant range of cutting-edge moderation products and services. Known for our popular image moderation and…

Image Moderation, UGC