A moderator at Inke, one of the top live-streaming apps in China, uses image recognition technology as part of their daily job of scrutinising the livestreams of an estimated 250 million monthly active users. Photo: Lea Li

Inside China Tech: How live-streaming in China is monitored and censored

  • Analysing how one live-streaming company in mainland China censors user content, as western governments consider how to regulate Facebook and other tech giants.
  • Image recognition technology is used to identify cigarettes, cleavage, tattoos other behavior and content listed as unacceptable.
Topic |   Censorship in China

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A moderator at Inke, one of the top live-streaming apps in China, uses image recognition technology as part of their daily job of scrutinising the livestreams of an estimated 250 million monthly active users. Photo: Lea Li
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