Image moderation lets kids be kids

Here at Crisp we believe that children should be shielded from inappropriate material – that’s why we’re so proud of our online moderation services. But whether it's on a computer screen or a piece of paper, we should all try to preserve the innocent minds of today’s children - children who already seem to be growing up far too quickly!

It was nice to see in the news this week that our view is apparently widely supported. The issue made headlines as Co-op gave an ultimatum to the creators of lads’ mags. They warned that if the magazines didn’t start covering up their covers, they would no longer be sold in about 4,000 shops across the country.

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Struggling social workers need online moderation help to keep kids safe

With the scary revelation that less than half of social workers know how to spot or deal with signs of online child abuse and the number of cases rising, it’s more important than ever for online communities to take responsibility and protect their young users from potential threats.

The majority of cases remain undiscovered until damage has already been done, but a preventative course of action must be taken by detecting suspicious behaviour before a situation escalates.

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Brand moderation and protection

As the Daily Mail rightly reports the ‘fury as child abuse picture goes viral on Facebook with 16,000 ‘shares’ and 4,000 ‘likes”, we still see too little focus on strong moderation as a brand protection solution. Whilst it’s the most extreme forms of pornography which continue to make headlines, unregulated spam content of many kinds can be damaging to brands.

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Crisp press Release – Crisp Works with the Met Police

‘Predator detection’ software is police’s high-tech weapon against paedophiles

LONDON, 2 May 2012 – Predator detection software saved the police hundreds of man hours by sifting through a dangerous paedophile’s 5,000 web chats and identifying his vulnerable young targets.

Web safety experts Crisp used its Kids & Teens program, which usually monitors live web chats, to quickly process six years’ worth of online grooming history police found on a 46-year-old sex offender’s computer and flag up the girls he had targeted.

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