content filtering

Bluesky adds self-labeling for posts and a dedicated media tab for profiles

Bluesky, rival of Threads and X — formerly Twitter — has started allowing users to self-tag their posts so they can be automatically filtered. The company has started with NSFW categories,

TikTok gives parents personalized control over the content their teens see

TikTok is bringing its content-filtering tool to its Family Pairing offering, which lets parents link their account to their teen’s to enable content and privacy settings, the company announced on T

Snapchat adds new parental controls that block ‘sensitive’ and ‘suggestive’ content from viewing by teens

Snapchat launched parental controls on its app last year through the new “Family Center” feature. Today, the company announced through a post on its online Privacy and Safety Hub it will n

Twitter woos back developers with an app platform

Twitter has a novel idea as to how to win back developer trust: It’s going to allow them to build on the platform itself, then promote their tools and services directly to users on Twitter at ke

Tumblr says it fixed the ‘Safe Mode’ glitch that hid innocent posts, including LGBTQ+ content

Tumblr this week introduced a “safe mode” for its service, which combines the company’s previously available “safe search” functionality with a new filter that would hide

Tumblr rolls out new content filtering tools with launch of ‘Safe Mode’

Tumblr this morning is rolling out a significant update to its content filtering system with the launch of a new “Safe Mode” for browsing content on its site. While the company already off

Yandex’s Android browser now supports third party ad-blocking extensions

Another brick in the wall for the mobile ad-blocking wars: Yandex has opened up its Android browser to third-party ad blocking extensions.

U.K. ISPs Agree To Do More To Filter Extremist Content Online

The U.K. government's latest crack down on terrorism is once again focusing on the digital sphere, with Prime Minister David Cameron announcing that major Internet companies have agreed to do more to

Microsoft is not planning to filter content on your Zune, so chill out

Cesar over at Zune Insider is clearing things up regarding the piracy countermeasures and he’s saying MS has no plans to filter content on the Zune. Don’t you to toy with my affections, Ce