App Store Rejection, What Now? 

Kelly Strain

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The App Store is a developer’s best friend, until your app is rejected.  (Are you suffering from App Store Rejection? You aren’t alone – watch this humorous video.) 

App Store Guidelines

“We will reject Apps for any content or behavior that we believe is over the line. What line, you ask? Well, as a Supreme Court Justice once said, “I’ll know it when I see it”. And we think that you will also know it when you cross it.”

(App Store Review Guidelines)

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Introducing Our New Website

Kelly Strain

Same Features, More Knowledge.

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Our filter is still @#$%* awesome. We still protect your brand. We still help you maintain a clean and productive community. Our core values have not changed, but our website has.

The reason behind this change was pretty simple: education. Based on current customer remarks, we wanted to rethink the structure of our CleanSpeak page, highlight core features and add/expand pages to add value and customization.

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Facebook FAIL: How To Properly Filter Scunthorpe

Kelly Strain

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According to The Independent, Facebook has banned users from boosting posts with the word Scunthorpe.

This left the band October Drift enraged when trying to promote their Scunthorpe show. John Jarman, an advertiser from Scunthorpe, also had a similar experience and shared his opinion on the topic:

“My ad not approved because of the word Scunthorpe. Seriously, Facebook, are your algorithms written by 5-year-olds? I don’t need to see what is and isn’t approved – there’s nothing wrong with the advert, it’s just the fact that word Scunthorpe is in it. As soon as I type the word ‘Scunthorpe’ I get an immediate warning that my ad contains inappropriate language.”

This is not the first time this word has proven difficult to properly classify. In fact, Scunthorpe is rather infamous in the world of profanity filtering.

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Profanity Filter – SaaS or On-Premise?

Mike Moloughney

Profanity Filter

There are a few items to consider when deciding on whether to go the route of implementing a SaaS option or an On-Premise option for a profanity filter.  There is no right or wrong choice in this matter, simply what works best for your needs.

First let’s make clear what the SaaS and On-premise solutions offer:

SaaS

This is a shared, “multi-tenant” instance that is hosted by the profanity filter vendor.  There is no installation required by the client.  You simply integrate your product, send content through the filter, receive the appropriate response and define what action you want taken.

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CleanSpeak 3.0 Release & Updates

Mike King

CleanSpeak 3.0 Features

We are pleased to announce the release of CleanSpeak 3.0. This is the largest and most significant release of CleanSpeak yet. It is packed with features and improvements that make it even faster and easier to use. You can even use Google login with CleanSpeak.  Let’s dig into some of the other new features.

BBCode

CleanSpeak now fully supports BBCode. You can send CleanSpeak BBCode and it will properly filter and analyze it for profanity and other unwanted content. It will also correctly handle BBCode attributes that might also contain profanity. CleanSpeak will render the BBCode in queues and search results and can be configured to include the custom BBCode tags from your forum.  Finally, you can configure how BBCode is filtered and rendered in CleanSpeak.

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