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Moderation

Definition

Community moderation is the act of managing discussions on your platform to create a safe and secure environment for the members. The role is typically performed by community moderators tasked with ensuring discussion meets your community guidelines. To moderate successfully, your rules need to be clear and accessible.

What is the role of a community moderator?

Community moderators spend their time reading threads and discussions to ensure they meet your community standards. When they don’t, they must take action. This could be anything from deleting posts to banning members. Moderators often have power over who can join a community. In this case, they will have to read applications to decide who gets in.