Should risky content always be removed?

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We read every piece of content from our clients' social media channels looking for complex word combinations that trigger any of over 100 risks, such as a bomb threat, hate speech or illness after taking prescribed medication. When a risk is found, the comment and its context are reviewed by one of our skilled Risk Analysts. It’s their job to understand the real intent of the comment and to tag it appropriately so the right action can be taken.

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Instagram's Online Filter Tool Does Not Fully Protect Users & Brands

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'Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored’. So said 20th century English philosopher and writer Aldous Huxley. Mr Huxley’s statement deserves mention this week in light of Instagram’s announcement to roll out a filter tool in an effort to 'keep comments safe' for all users.

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UGC moderation and community management spell success for news sites

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News, which was once simply broadcast to the public, has now become an open conversation. It used to be that news organisations could simply tell people what was happening, but they’re now expected to not only talk about it, but also listen to the reactions it provokes. This makes social media an invaluable resource for journalists, not only opening up an important line of communication with the audience, but also providing a platform on which to push out content on a global scale.

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YouTube comment moderation isn't enough - make sure your brand is protected

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YouTube has rolled out its latest moderation tools – and it’s good to see the site is making an effort to protect users and brand channels. However, despite creating the impression that it’s our spam-fighting knight in shining comment moderation armour, I can’t help but feel these developments are somewhat lacking when it comes to providing comprehensive protection for brands and their fans.

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Does your content moderation solution REALLY protect your brand?

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Over the last couple of years there have been some huge PR crises for a number of major kids’ entertainment providers and social networks. Some of these PR disasters were so damaging that they led to the downfall of a number of businesses – businesses which up until that point had been highly successful. The main issue that led to their untimely demise was inadequate protection of their customers (or users whichever you prefer) from issues like cyber-bulling, trolling and sexual predators. Something as relatively harmless as SPAM also played its part in having a damaging affect on their essential advertising revenue due to lack of effective content moderation.

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