Username Moderation

Adam Kowalski
13 November 2023
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According to our research, users with toxic usernames are more likely to exhibit violent behavior and are around 2.2x more likely to have their account suspended by moderators. Leaving usernames unmoderated might legitimize toxicity and encourage others to follow, while preventing users from naming themselves in such a way sets the tone from first engagements within your community.

It’s the most effective solution for guarding your communities against disruptive, toxic and illegal identities. We take our proactive Neuro-Symbolic approach to detect hidden meanings in usernames and to find the original attempt at creating a toxic username.

Samurai ensure your communities are free from creative adversarial attacks, while moderating offensive identities that could disengage other users or incite further abuse.

  • reduces the number of aggressive actors in your community
  • reduces churn related to toxicity
  • increases the health score of your online community
  • fosters a healthy community from the very beginning
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Case Studies

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Keeping schools and online learning safe by monitoring spaces and 1:1 chats to detect hostile or inappropriate conversations.

The purpose of Samurai is to detect and prevent violence, making it an essential asset for educational institutions that use platforms such as Webex for remote learning and communication.

Moreover, it has a positive impact on the schools’ reputation. By showcasing a reduced incidence of aggressive behavior, institutions can attract parents; preference and potentially  enhance students’ performance in international educational rankings.

Keeping a top gaming community safe from toxicity and cyberbullying by identifying 30% more cases of community guidelines violations

● Over 130 violations of Community Guidelines were detected by Samurai Guardian each day

● 30% more Community Guideline violations were detected by Samurai Guardian and would be automatically removed when compared to human moderators.

● Less than 3% of Community Guideline violations were removed by moderators without being detected by Samurai Guardian.

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