A sexual predator is defined as a person who tries to obtain sexual favors in a predatory manner, usually with underage people.
The proposed approach uses several text categorization methods and empirical behavioral features developed especially for the task at hand.
LW: i am trying to find the wonderful anthony wiener who i feel in love with for yelling at those damn repubs the other day!
if this wacko wins my state i swear i will have to move! when r you coming to vegas to help me beat up the right wing crazies?
it won't go away, and now I'm taking pics of it, making me ha**er still." May 31st 2011 omg! so sorry u got hacked…i know u would never do anything like have fb sex or take pics of your c***…who is the b***** who ratted u out?
This paper presents a system developed for detecting sexual predators in online chat conversations using a two-stage classification and behavioral features.
So according to the Reuters piece, Facebook dials down the algorithm’s sensitivity, to minimize the chances of this happening.
It seems clear that this technology has the potential to do some good.
The full 11 page transcript is here (full transcript from Radar Online).
We’ve redacted it to give you the arc of the 10 months of exchanges, and to make it safe to read at work, in the main.