Sunday, 21 April 2013

Top 10 Web Hosting Provider's - April 2013

We have selected and reviewed  the best and the top 10 best web hosting providers from some of the world top web hosting companies. We have been with this companies for more than a year and our clients/users are using it. All the hosting services we reviewed are reliable web hosting company supporting various platforms with unlimited features and much more with the best value for your money. 

(Click on the respective Images for detailed information on the Plan offering's)

There  web hosting network is based on the fast and reliable Linux and Unix operating systems. It is monitored 24/7 for any unusual activity and benchmarked continuously for performance.  In addition to there multiple data centers, they have teamed up with some of the world's largest ISPs and peering exchanges to create direct data connections. The end result is a noticeably faster connection. In addition to there award winning technical support and 99.9% uptime, InMotion Hosting's exclusive Speed Zone technology helps keep your website and email fast by  locating your data as close to you as possible. All there business class web hosting plans come with an industry leading 90 Day Money Back Guarantee* Also Get $1 Off Per Month on your initial purchase of select new Business Class Hosting accounts!

Ease of Use: 
The services InMotion Hosting has to offer are among the easiest we've seen while reviewing web hosting services. Their customer service representatives can answer any question under the sun. You can't go wrong with that combination.
Help & Support: 
Support and service is where this web hosting service really shines. They have 24/7 phone, email, and chat support; video tutorials, FAQs, a knowledgebase, and forums where InMotion customers can share their knowledge and expertise.
Site Creation Tools: 
InMotion Hosting has a Premium Web Site Builder available with its Business Class plans, but not for the Personal/Cheap Hosting plans. This excellent tool can help you design complex websites within minutes.
Server Access: 
InMotion Hosting allows access to your site and account settings through a control panel, and FTP access with 2000 FTP accounts.
InMotion Hosting’s .htaccess support makes password-protecting directories easy.
Marketing Tools: 
Business Class Account customers have Google AdWords specialists at their disposal. They optimize your website for the keywords associated with it. Google AdWords is a very popular and accurate tool for determining what keywords you need to use on your site. Having people who are specialists at it is definitely to the advantage of InMotion Hosting's customers.
Reporting and Statistics: 
You can use AWStats to look over your traffic with InMotion Hosting. You can see Web/FTP Stats, the latest visitors and peruse your raw log files.
Most Popular Plan !Rated: (Recommended for any type of Web Hosting Needs)

2) Lunar Pages Web Hosting
Incredible Savings on Windows Web Hosting!
Lunarpages Web Hosting is the #1 rated affordable web hosting service for uptime, customer support, and feature-rich hosting. Lunarpages Web Hosting Accounts include a number of unique features! Here is a listing of key promotions worth highlighting in order ensure conversions. $700 in Coffee Cup Software FREE!  Free Domain Name for Life. Lunarpages will even pay your transfer fees to move a domain!350 Gb Hosting Space, 3500 Gb Monthly Traffic, Host 11 Domains on 1 Account, Free Domain Name Forever, Free $700 CoffeeCup Software, Free Setup, 24/7 Toll-free Support No matter what your web hosting requirements may be, Lunarpages has a web hosting plan that will fit your needs and your budget. Enjoy enterprise level redundancy and security in there Tier 4 data centers with a dedicated staff of over 120 support professionals to help keep your web site running trouble free. Windows Hosting includes DNN (DotNetNuke), Plesk Power Pack, Portal Starter Kit, Report Starter Kit and Time Tracker. Ideal Option for Active Server Pages (, informational sites and staging environments. 30 Day Money Back Gaurantee.
Most Popular Plan ! Rated: (Recommended for Windows and Business Web Hosting Needs)


3) IX Web Hosting

Whether you are new to hosting and have minimal needs or a corporation looking to minimize overhead - or anywhere in between, IX Web Hosting has the right hosting package for you! They offer hosting on both Linux and Windows platforms, with huge set of features for each package, defnitely worth the money. They have a Tier 3 n +1 redundant data center that keeps your site up the maximum amount of time. Personalized Customer Support,  30-day money back guarantee and more features
Most Popular Plan !Rated: (Recommended for all types Web Hosting Needs)

The most robust network and hosting platform in the industry combined with world- class software and unparalleled support. 1&1's award-winning solutions continue to earn industry plaudits.. 100% Reliable Web Hosting. PHP, Zend Framework, Perl, Python, Ruby, SSI Programming available. Unlimited Web Space.  1&1 offers a 60-Day Money Back Guarantee on all Shared Hosting plans, Instant Mail, SharePoint Hosting, Exchange Hosting, and eShops. If you decide that you are not completely happy with your 1&1 package (within 60 days from when your initial order was placed) you’ll receive your money back. Selected hosting packages include at least 1 domain FREE for the life of your package.  Upgrading to a higher package is done quickly and easily from the Control Panel, so you can add more features as your business expands and your needs increase.
Most Popular Plan !Rated: (Recommended for any Windows and Linux Web Hosting Needs)

5) Go Daddy Web Hosting
4GH Hosting from GoDaddy- just $1.99/mo
Best-of-breed routers, firewalls and servers, FREE email addresses, Daily backup, 24/7 support, FREE setup and software, 
FTP access and much more. GoDaddy is clearly paranoid about security (with good reason) the five servers we reviewed were all heavily secured with all the ‘dangerous’ PHP functions being disabled in some way or another.  As far as security of the actual OS goes the Linux boxes were all the latest kernel updates with what seemed to be custom patches added. In conclusion GoDaddy is clearly a safe choice for the paranoid user but for the average user it’s a bit overkill as alot of functions needed for some web apps today are disabled in someway or another. As far as rating goes this one gets a solid 10/10 for security, an 8/10 for pricing vs quality, and a 9/10 for customer service. Go Daddy Group of companies is the most trusted and reliable in the Web Industry with some amazing feature.  
Most Popular Plan !Rated: (Recommended for any type of Web Hosting Needs)

6) Hosting Web Hosting
Improved features - unlimited storage and transfer, host unlimited websites, free domain registration, up to $100 in ad credits available, and more. All for as low as $7.95 per month. offers a complete suite of small business web hosting services to build and power your web presence. From Developer Solutions, Microsoft Hosted Exchange to full eCommerce packages, they are the one-stop answer for all of your online essentials. Unlimited storage, unlimited transfer and multi-domain hosting with all of the reliability of a dedicated server and enterprise grade technology in a clustered website hosting platform. 
Most Popular Plan !
Rated: (Recommended for any Windows and Linux Web Hosting Needs)

Top Recommended $5.95 Hosting
Omnis Network maintains a datacenter in Torrance, California with network connections managed through One Wilshire in Los Angeles, California. One Wilshire is the undisputed main hub of the internet for the entire Pacific Rim. It is easily the most connected building on the west coast of the United States. Theree premium connectivity translates into an extremely fast, reliable network. All equipment is owned and operated by Omnis Network in there secure datacenter. All support specialists are located in Omnis Network’s office in Torrance, California. No outsourcing! Cloud Web Hosting on the CentOS Linux Platform for the ultimate in reliability and performance, with the flexibility offered by PHP and Perl scripting languages for dynamic web site design, choose the Linux Cloud Web Hosting platform. Place your blog on the ultra-velocity Omnis MySQL SSD RAID and experience the power of solid state!  Install popular scripts easily and securely through the account management control panel. Have a WordPress blog, forum, image gallery, shopping cart, and more installed in seconds! Over 40 content management systems officially supported!

Most Popular Plan !Rated: (Recommended for Windows and Linux Hosting Needs)


Unlimited Hosting Space and Bandwidth, 24/7 customer support. All Web Hosting plans include a 30 day money back guarantee. If you are dissatisfied with your service for any reason, you will receive a full refund if you cancel your account within 30 days of the activation of your account.  The company set out to deliver the best web hosting at a price where everyone can afford to have their piece of the world wide web. Webhostingpad remains committed to delivering the best value in Internet hosting by providing a safe, reliable and efficient process to create an Internet presence, all with a price structure driven by value.

Most Popular Plan !Rated: (Recommended for Cheap and Basic Hosting Needs)
*Reviews Updated on a Monthly Basis.

Boston Bombings: Media Doesn't Own The Story Anymore

With a 17-year-old implicated for the Boston bombings and then exonerated by the internet in mere hours, it's time for the press to start guiding readers through the sea of information and stop pretending there's only one narrative.

Yesterday, the conspiracy nuts at Infowars and the proud tabloid hacks at the New York Post, the amateur sleuths on Reddit and and the top-notch journalists at CNN shared something: They each failed to understand their new roles in a radically changed news environment. 
The shift here is, basically, from the media having one major responsibility  finding, vetting, and sharing new information  to having another one: guiding an audience that has already been exposed to much more.

The job of a news organization and of a citizen has changed with frightening speed in a world where information is everywhere; where the tip line is public; where the distinction between source, subject, and publisher has blurred; and where, crucially, questionable reports and anonymous postings are part of the fabric of that story.
Under the old rules, a responsible citizen passed any potential bit of news he could find on to the professionals. The professionals collected tips, corroborated them, published the ones that panned out. Reporters could protect their readers from bad information indeed, for reporters, the story was defined largely by what was kept from the public; for readers, the story was defined by the story. 
 We can no longer decide which rumors and scraps of information should be dignified with publication a sufficiently compelling scrap of information, be it a picture of a man with a black backpack or an anonymous, single-sentence Reddit post from the scene of the crime, will become news on that merit alone.

The tidbit that spreads the furthest, in the ruthless competition for attention, will often be the most shocking, the one most fully shorn from context. It may be crudely annotated photos assembled by someone who is unburdened by professional standards, unconcerned about reputation, and unfamiliar with the laws of libel and defamation. For him, verification and reporting are not two stages of a process, but contained in one action: sharing. He, with his virtually unlimited cohort, can force a shard of information into the public consciousness with or without permission from the traditional media gatekeepers. While there are still differences between professional reporters and anonymous posters on the internet, the visibility of their work isn't one of them.
Now, the original function of news organizations uncovering and verifying new information — is as important as it's always been. But it's now become the crucial responsibility of a news organization to gather and contextualize information that the media didn't uncover itself. BuzzFeed yesterday referenced but mostly avoided linking to widely shared sets of photos, created by users on Reddit and 4chan, that highlighted dozens of different spectators at the Boston Marathon. Implicit in the post was a hope that the images, which were contributed anonymously and many of which amounted to little more than crowd-sourced profiling, would be ignored. But that hope was obviously in vain. The photos were soon stripped of their already thin context and reposted to conspiracy website Infowars, which was then linked by Matt Drudge. In the meantime, the original photos had been passed around Facebook, Twitter, and every other imaginable avenue, no doubt racking up millions of views.
By the time they were published on the front page of the New York Post, they had been unsubtly recontextualized as photos of the FBI's leading suspects, a framing that was immediately, convincingly, and belatedly challenged on Reddit, the very site where the images originated. T
he media's new and unfamiliar job is to provide a framework for understanding the wild, unvetted, and incredibly intoxicating information that its audience willinevitably see not to ignore it. A Reddit post seen by millions without context is worse for the story, and the public, and to the mission of reporting than the same post in a helpful and informed context seen by many more. Reporting is no longer a question of whether or not to dignify new and questionable information with attention it's about predicting which of it will influence the story, and explaining, debunking, or contextualizing it the best we can. That is, incidentally, what our readers want.

5 Tips : Taking Over Tumblr

While Facebook and Twitter were racking up hundreds of millions of users apiece, many of whom are largely inactive on the social networks, the microblogging site Tumblr was slowly accumulating its own large and much more dedicated user base. Smart companies, particularly content providers looking for another channel on which they can share their work, are already jumping onboard the Tumblr bandwagon and trying to leverage the site’s inherent shareability and young, tech-savvy users to help organically expand their audience and generate some viral buzz. 

Of course, Tumblr can be just as useful for online merchants, as well, giving them a chance to show off their products on the site and introduce them to interested users who may not have heard of them otherwise. Since Tumblr is such an image-heavy site, merchants can display their products, include descriptions on their blogs (and automatically on their followers’ dashboards) and then link back to their online stores or specific product pages to continue the sale.

If you’re not on Tumblr yet, you should be. But just starting a blog isn’t enough to guarantee success (just ask, uh, thousands of people); so, here are five important tips that will help you master Tumblr from the get-go.

Find Followers
The first thing you have to do on Tumblr is find followers. These are the users who will automatically see your posts appear on their dashboards without having to search tags or go directly to your blog. Also, in theory, these are people who follow your blog because they’re interested in your content (or products), meaning they represent an outline of your target audience on the website. 

Normally, the best way to build a list of followers is to search for and start following blogs in your niche that look interesting. You can find them by clicking on the “Find blog” tab on the right-hand side of your dashboard, and then filtering by category to look at “Spotlight” blogs. Or, you can search for specific tags or blog names in the search bar at the top of the dashboard to look for people posting content related to your industry, and then follow the blogs that appear in the results.

Tag Like a Fiend
There is absolutely no better way to get your content found on Tumblr than by just tagging posts with appropriate tags (e.g. descriptors), so that when other users search for those keywords, your posts will appear in the results. This will help people find your content and, consequently, your Tumblr blog, as well. Once people find your posts on the site, they will be able to like them, reblog them to show their own followers, click any links included in the post or visit and even follow your blog. The more tags you use, the more likely it is that a variety of different users will find your posts.

Reblog, But Be Smart
Reblogging the posts of other users is a great way to add more content to your own blog (especially when you’re just starting out) and capture the attention of the user’s your reblogging from, which is a great way to network on the site. However, just be sure that you don’t reblog so much that it overshadows your own original content or posts.

Ask and Answer
The golden rule of social media is to be social, and that remains true on Tumblr just as much as it does Facebook, Twitter and Google+. To do this, don’t be afraid to interact with blogs you’re interested in by just going to their “Ask Box” and submitting a question, comment or compliment. In addition, try your best to respond to any Ask Box or “fan mail” messages that you may receive, to ensure that you keep in contact with your followers, and anyone else who reads your blog. 

Another fun trick is to ask a question in a text post or the caption section of an image or video post. Ending the post with a question mark brings up a box on the bottom left-hand side of the post editor that asks if you want to let people answer it. Checking the box enables comments, and anyone who reads your post on their dashboard will be able to respond.

Queue It Up
If you’re posting a lot of content over a few days, you can set up the posts in your queue to publish automatically, whether you’re online, at a baseball game or fast asleep. Simply create the post like you normally would, and then in the drop-down menu next to the “Publish” button, select “Publish on…” and set the exact date and time that you want the post to go up. Once you have some future posts set, a “Queue” tab will appear on your dashboard (under the “Followers” tab), and in there you can see your upcoming posts, and rearrange them using the up and down arrows on the upper-left-hand corner of each post.

Bonus: Add Text to Image Posts
Yes, people love pictures on Tumblr, and images are far more likely to go viral than text posts probably 99 percent of the time (not a scientifically verified number). But just posting a picture, while potentially viral on Tumblr, limits the chances of other people finding it on the Internet, such as through search engines. So, get a little meta and add a brief description that summarizes the contents of the picture in the caption area. Even if it’s just one or two words, it will still give the search engines an idea of what they’re looking at.

First Google Glass Videos

Look at First Google Glass Videos and Brin Talks at Ted Conference and is idea of google Glasses and it future... Enjoy...

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Look How Quickly the U.S. Got Fat


This shows the percentages of the U.S. population medically defined as obese, which means a body mass index of 30 or greater. BMI isn't an ideal metric to evaluate obesity, but it's still what the U.S. standardly uses.

By now everyone knows obesity is a serious issue, but it always helps me to see things moving and in color, and makes the "epidemic" terminology make sense. Meanwhile, through 2012, no state has met the CDC's nationwide goal to reduce obesity to 15 percent. According to a Gallup poll out this morning, here are the least and most obese metropolitan areas:
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So if we all just move to Colorado we should be fine.

Photo: 2 People Having Sex On Google Street View : Go Australia!

Here Are Two People Having Sex On Google Street View

If you Google the Dukes Highway in Australian and go into Street View... You can see two people, uh, making a pit stop on the side of the road as seen above hahahaha...

If you Google the Dukes Highway in Australian and go into Street View...

And what's even funnier is that they are actually waving at the Google Car

And what's even funnier is they're actually waving at the Google Car.

It's most likely that they saw the Google Car and sped up to set up for a good photo ops...

It's most likely that they saw the Google Car and sped up to set up for a good photo op.

Facebook Is For Stressed & Drunk People

College students who drink the most and are the most stressed out are the most “emotionally connected” to Facebook, according to a new study. Teenagers may be fleeing Facebook, but the social network remains popular with college students or at least with some of the most freaked-out among them. Undergrads who are anxious or drink a lot have a stronger emotional connection to the site than their calmer, less-drunk peers, according to a new study. Researcher Russell Clayton and his coauthors surveyed 229 undergraduates on how "emotionally connected" they were to Facebook, asking how much they agreed with statements like "Facebook is part of my everyday activity" and "I would be sorry if Facebook shut down." They also measured how anxious the students were, and asked them about their alcohol and marijuana use.
They found that both anxiety and alcohol use were associated with greater connection to Facebook. Anxious people may be too stressed out for face-to-face interaction and use Facebook as a substitute, they speculate. And students who use Facebook a lot may see pictures of their friends drinking and partying, causing them to drink more. Or students who drink a lot may become more attached to Facebook than their sober peers, because they need a place to post drunk pictures of themselves.
Marijuana use was actually associated with less connection to Facebook, possibly because it's riskier to post photos of. The authors note that their undergraduate subjects lived in dorms and "likely had to sneak about to partake of marijuana and thus may be away from their computer or Facebook." So even if Facebook's losing ground among teens, it still has America's many drunk, unhappy young adults to rely on.

What Happens To Your Gmail After You Die, had u ever thought ?

Not many of us like thinking about death — especially our own. But making plans for what happens after you’re gone is really important for the people you leave behind. So today, we’re launching a new feature that makes it easy to tell Google what you want done with your digital assets when you die or can no longer use your account.

The feature is called Inactive Account Manager — not a great name, we know — and you’ll find it on your Google Account settings page. You can tell us what to do with your Gmail messages and data from several other Google services if your account becomes inactive for any reason.

For example, you can choose to have your data deleted — after three, six, nine or 12 months of inactivity. Or you can select trusted contacts to receive data from some or all of the following services: +1s; Blogger; Contacts and Circles; Drive; Gmail; Google+ Profiles, Pages and Streams; Picasa Web Albums; Google Voice and YouTube. Before our systems take any action, we’ll first warn you by sending a text message to your cellphone and email to the secondary address you’ve provided.

We hope that this new feature will enable you to plan your digital afterlife — in a way that protects your privacy and security — and make life easier for your loved ones after you’re gone.


6 Supervillains of Nerd Culture

Comic-Con doesn't stand a chance against this real-life Legion of Doom…
The Six SuperVillains of Nerd Culture - Image 1
The Six SuperVillains of Nerd Culture - Image 1
The Six SuperVillains of Nerd Culture - Image 1
The Six SuperVillains of Nerd Culture - Image 1
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The Six SuperVillains of Nerd Culture - Image 7

Source College Humour, Thanks to chris for sharing this cool info..

Sunday, 7 April 2013

Facebook Home: You'll Never Check Facebook Again

At a press conference Thursday, Facebook unveiled Home, a new smartphone software design it cryptically said “isn't a phone or operating system,” but is “more than just an app” and will deliver a "completely new experience." That "new experience" doesn’t stop at the phone’s screen. What Home seeks to deliver is not only a Facebook environment for our phones, but also a Facebook environment for our lives. With Home, Facebook has crossed the line between something people check that they have control over, and deploy according to their wishes and needs to become something that’s always on, checking in with us, fighting for attention, waving people we know in our face. 

Rather than a tool we use to talk to others, the phone, thanks to Facebook, has become something that communicates to us. And it’s Facebook that gets to do the talking. Home, which will be available for download on a handful of smartphones next week, is essentially a Facebook-ified version of Google’s Android operating system, modified by Facebook engineers to place the social network at its core. A flow of updates from the News Feed will be the first thing people see when they turn on their phones the newly named “cover feed,” a slideshow of friends’ photos and status updates, will take over the phone’s primary screen, though users can swipe past to access other applications. 

Home also touts “chat heads,” a feature that brings together texting and messaging, replaces names with Facebook photos and lets users message within any application. Ads will be on their way to the cover feed soon, Facebook conceded. And though the social network didn’t say as much, technology observers, such as Om Malik, have pointed out that Home will let Facebook scoop up even more personal information about everything from our locations to our calls. The social network has a very specific idea of what we should be doing on our phones and has designed Home to push that mission. The phone "[puts] people first," Facebook's director of product, Adam Mosseri, explained at Thursday’s press conference, noting that Home’s design purposefully shifted the focus "away from tasks and apps." Seen one way, Home makes communication with loved ones more seamless, more fluid. Seen another, however, Home lets Facebook ensure we don’t have bothersome news readers, workout trackers or even work emails those irksome apps and tasks  distracting us from Facebook. 

 All tech companies want us to spend more time with their products. But Facebook is unique in that its fortunes depend on convincing us to pay attention to it over all else, and it just invited itself to be the DNA of our most personal device, which we carry with us, on average, all but two hours of our waking day. Google, Apple and Microsoft of course want their users to spend hours with their smartphones and consume liberally from the ecosystem of content they have for sale. Yet they compete with each other in no small part to deliver the smartphone software that will be most intuitive, helpful and easy-to-use. Facebook's software isn’t there to necessarily offer the best smartphone software or most intuitive design, but to offer the best version of Facebook, one that more quickly and permanently attracts our attention.

Google Paid this Man $150 Million

Google executive Neal Mohan

2 years ago, Twitter was in a utter disarray.  On April 14, 2011, Fortune's Jessi Hempel blasted Twitter for failing to launch exciting new products, generate meaningful revenues, or hang on to executive talent. None of this was news to Twitter's board members or CEO Dick Costolo, of course. They'd spent the months prior trying to turn Twitter into "a real company" after years of neglectful management. The first step: hire a chief product officer. The board wanted someone who could fix the company's internal turmoil, revamp its product lineup, and get advertisers spending billions of dollars on the platform.  David Rosenblatt, the former CEO of DoubleClick and Google executive who joined Twitter's board in December 2010, believed he had the perfect candidate. Rosenblatt reached out to Neal Mohan a Google executive who had been Rosenblatt's top lieutenant at DoubleClick. Twitter made an offer, and it seemed like Mohan would accept.
But then he said no. Why?

Because Google wrote a massive check to keep him. Rosenblatt told a friend that Google made him an offer much richer than the one the Knicks had just given star forward Carmelo Anthony.
That February, the Knicks made headlines everywhere for agreeing to pay Anthony $65 million over three years. TechCrunch later reported that Google paid Mohan more than $100 million in stock. In the two years since Mohan signed the deal, Google's stock price has increased about 35 percent, making Mohan's deal worth as much as $150 million.

A $100 million career starts with a $60,000 job

Mohan graduated from Stanford with a degree in electrical engineering in 1996. Then he worked at Andersen Consulting  the company now called Accenture. Then, in 1997, he joined a startup called Net Gravity. It sold enterprise software to digital marketers. This was the beginning of Neal Mohan's $100 million career in Internet advertising. It was a humble start. The gig paid $60,000 per year. On LinkedIn, Mohan lists his title at NetGravity as "senior analyst."  But his boss from that time, Richard Frankel, tells us Mohan was basically a high-end customer support representative.

Frankel says he hired Mohan for two reasons. The first was that it was the 1990s, and Mohan was one of the few people NetGravity could find "who knew a little bit about Internet tech."
The second reason Frankel hired Mohan was he found him to be a "rare" combination an "insatiable technologist" who also had enough business savvy to interact with NetGravity's enterprise customers on a strategic level. "When he worked with a customer, he didn't just help them solve their problems," Frankel said."He helped customers figure out how to better use our technology. That turned into a lot more business for NetGravity."

Frankel soon handed him NetGravity's largest accounts. Mohan made them larger. Frankel believes the secret to Mohan's success, even so early on, was his curiosity. "In a typical meeting with Neal, he asks questions non-stop. He really wants to understand what you're discussing: some new segment, some new company, some customer problem. He wants to understand it  and he can really absorb and digest all the facts that he's getting hit with."

In November 1997, NetGravity was acquired by a another, larger, Internet advertising startup, DoubleClick. He moved from California to New York, where DoubleClick was based. From 1997 to 2003, Mohan's role at DoubleClick expanded from services to sales operations to business operations.

Strangers Can End Up Reading Your Private Facebook Messages

Here's something you probably didn't know: Facebook has a team of employees who read your private messages if they have been flagged by an automated tool. The tool searches for content that appears to violate their terms of service, namely malicious (infected) URLs or child pornography. It's imperfect, of course that's where humans come in.

If a private message is flagged, actual people will jump in and read it. If there is something that could be illegal particularly regarding child exploitation those people contact law enforcement. The intent here is clear and defensible, yet the fact remains: All that stands between your "private" messages and the eyes of a stranger is the snap judgment of an algorithm.
Even more troublesome, OkCupid's readers are sometimes regular users, not employees. These users are deputized to help hand the large volume of "flagged" messages and can view ongoing conversations that may contain private information, whether or not the flagging users' claims are legitimate.
A private message on OkCupid read by a stranger and reposted online. Some moderators also share them publicly on blogs such as and While some aspects of content moderation can be easily automated, many can't. Google notoriously uses freelancers to comb through inappropriate public content, as does Facebook. But the issue of moderating privately shared content is a more complicated one; users should know that a Gmail message could easily be exposed by subpoena and that it is scanned for keywords to serve advertising, but would be mortified if Google employees were known to read "flagged" images. 

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