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How does Google's SafeSearch affect SEO?

Sorry, I am using a profanity below. I am observing the following behaviour: SafeSearch ON, search "fucka": amazon.com is a first result. SafeSearch ON, search "a": amazon.com is a sixth result. ...
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How to allow new users to post without moderation in phpBB 3?

I am creating a new forum used phpBB3. New users can post, but I have to manually approve them. How can I disable this so users can post without me having to approve the content manually?
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Should I keep host name info for moderation purpose?

For every relevant action users perform on a site (posting comments, voting, reporting/flagging, etc.) I store his IP and host name (retrieved from PHP function gethostname() - doc). I have copied ...
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Preventing adult content in a forum

I'm working on a forum that allows images attached to the posts and doesn't require registration. Thing is, I'd like to provide a work-safe navigation option in which the posts with porn images ...
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How can I stop users from leaving after they are told they violated a rule?

I run a small forum, and occasionally we get someone who will break a minor rule, e.g. they post something in the wrong forum. When this happens we'll usually send them a message explaining to them ...
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Moderator with no power to fix spam bot issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent spam on sites which I control? I think this is the correct site to post this. So I'm a moderator (not administrator) on anddev.org and it's completely ...
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The concept of reputation and its effects on an online community

Having recently introduced the concept of a '+rep' button to an online community I manage, I've noticed a couple of things. It functions as the thanks button does on vBulletin (user says 'thanks' to a ...
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Spam prevention through IP tracking

I am building a website with user generated comments. In order to implement user moderation/spam-protection, users have the ability to mark comments as spam. When one comment is marked as spam, I want ...
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Self-censorship of our search results

We run a small search engine and have recently been notified of a number of hate related links in our results that would upset a significant proportion of our users. Our first instinct is to summarily ...
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Drupal: Published settings by role

I have a content type on my drupal site that anonymous users can create. However, I don't want anonymous submissions to start out marked as "Published" -- they need to be approved before being posted ...
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Recommended Spam Best Practices [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent spam on sites which I control? Are there any recommended admin tools or interfaces for reviewing and moderating spam on a community-driven UGC site?
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How to handle moderators effectively?

I've been running/developing browser based games for several years now, and the one complaint I get over and over is that the mods are terrible. I even did a survey recently, and while my support ...
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Where do you draw the line on hate speech in user generated content?

Do you censor user generated content that's not illegal and doesn't personally attack another user of your website for being hate speech? If so, where do you draw the line? EDIT: A few cases where ...
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Self-rated Content [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any standards for marking the age suitability for website content? What system of self rating should a site now use? SafeSurf seems to be the most natural fit ...
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How do you handle Suicide Threats?

What do you do if one of the users of your website announces that he will commit suicide?
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Is there any way to really ban people from a website?

Suppose you have a user who is posting really offensive stuff on your website and so you ban them from your site (let's suppose your web app has a way to mark that user account as banned so they can't ...