All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘safety’

Facebook Safety and Security Tools and Resources Launched

Facebook has introduced a set of new safety and security tools and resources. This starts with a newly redesigned Family Safety Center. At the Family Safety Center, users can find articles related to safety and privacy. It has sections on the company’s philosophy, the community, tools/resources, parents, teens, teachers, and law enforcement, as well as direct links to relevant Facebook …

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Anti-Domestic Violence Group Joins Facebook Advisory Board

To be clear: there have been no recent headline-making complaints on the subject, and no signs that Facebook’s poised to change anything.  But it looks like Facebook might soon be better-equipped to alter or improve its privacy features, as the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) has joined the social network’s Safety Advisory Board.

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Facebook Panic Button Reaches 55,000 Downloads

The UK’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) said today its ClickCEOP application on Facebook has been downloaded 55,000 times since its launch on July 12.

The ClickCEOP app gives Facebook users a link to advice, help and the ability to report a problem to CEOP if they are worried about someone’s behavior toward them online.


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YouTube Safety Mode Goes Beyond Human Review

This week, YouTube launched Safety Mode, an opt-in setting that helps users screen out potentially objectionable videos. We asked YouTube how it works. For example, is there human intervention involved?

"Safety Mode goes above and beyond the flagging system and manual review to use community signals to filter out content that may be objectionable," YouTube tells WebProNews. "YouTube’s filters use proprietary technology and algorithms to identify and filter potentially objectionable content."

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