All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘moderation’

Google Map Maker Reopens, Tries to Prevent Pissing Androids

Google Map Maker Reopens, Tries to Prevent Pissing Androids

After a series of questionable (but kind of funny) edits, Google shut down its map editing tool Map Maker in May while it “made the moderation system more robust.” Today, Google is announced that it will reopen Map Maker in early August, with a new focus on community moderation. “Map Maker will be reopened for editing in early August, and …

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Kickstarter Tosses Rules, Human Review for Some New Projects

Here’s the thing about some people–they’re shits. Here’s the thing about the internet–some of those people use it. Here’s the the about Kickstarter (or any other crowdfunding site for that matter)–it’s the internet asking you for money. Kickstarter, although it’s done its best (arguably better than any other crowdfunding site) to prevent it, is a place where liars, cheats, crooks, …

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Xbox Live Enforcement United Gets The NMA Treatment

Xbox Live is generally characterized as a Wild West of sorts, but full of racists and bratty children instead of outlaws and cowboys. Microsoft does its best to filter out the bad players from the good, but it can only do so much. For the next iteration of Xbox Live, Microsoft is turning to the community to help them moderate. …

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Facebook Content Standards: Arty Nudity Okay; ‘Moose Knuckles’ Not So Much

The next time you feel like photoshopping a blown-apart head of one of your enemies and then uploading it to Facebook, the site moderators are perfectly fine with that – just make sure that the picture doesn’t actually depict any of the insides of that head. That doesn’t make sense, but it doesn’t matter because that’s the law of the …

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