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Moderation is the term used for the process of editing and verifying user generated content.

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How to design a content moderation system for a time-sensitive use case?

I am designing a publicly accessible site, where any public user can make a post and have it appear on the site. Think of it like a public Facebook wall or an imageboard. This is for a specific use ...
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exploratory testing

My team is currently testing a new feature that is still on the concept phase within our app for farmers. We are trying to have an exploratory test instead of a task oriented usability test and I am ...
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What is the difference between "report spam" and "report abuse"?

In collaborative tools, users can sometimes leave inappropriate comments. Platforms try to deal with that by allowing users report inappropriate stuff. Google+ uses "report abuse", as a button in the ...
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Should posts that are removed by a moderator still be visible to the author?

Imagine a site like When a user creates a comment, which is subsequently removed by a moderator, it will show up as "[removed]". To the authenticated author however, it will still look ...
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How to avoid conflict with potential simultaneous moderation of the same item?

I've got an upcoming project where there can be literally thousands of submissions at any one given time that need to be manually reviewed before publication (or rejection). So, there needs to be ...
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What are some good ways to ban people?

I'd like to implement several types of ban of my website, not just the "classical one" (i.e. being unable to log in). My website is a Q&A one, if this can help. Some time ago, I read an article ...
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Feedback box for site owner, would you provide profanity filter?

I need to implement a feedback tool for a website, would you provide a profanity filter or you wouldn't? And why? From one side, I think would be disturbing for the site owner receive feedback like "@...
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How do you determine a reasonable minimum window of time between actions as to prevent flooding?

I'm planning some code that will prevent flooding for a project I'm working on. I'm wondering, how do you determine what interval of time is necessary to wait in between actions? I've seen this ...
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What is the most effective UI/UX paradigm for comment moderation in a CMS?

I've been working on a web CMS and I'm nearing the point where I'll be implementing comments and comment moderation. What are some common ways comment moderation is handled from a UI/UX perspective? ...
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