At Trusteed, we believe that children have to be protected from suggestive content containing themes of depression and self harm that might have a negative effect on them.
Although Instagram and Facebook are committed to creating a safe environment for children with all of their resources, we have decided to give our contribution by developing and integrating a system for the detection of such harmful content and flagging it.
The system is in the early stages of development and we plan to roll it out in the near future. The system works by utilizing pre-trained machine learning models that detect harmful elements in photo and video content, which then alert Instagram.
We see this program as our contribution to child safety on the internet, and a way to increase awareness about the responsibility of the startup community.
More about this program coming soon.