About Event Types (Risk Categories)

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Monitor applies the following risk categories to the user content reviewed by our moderators.


The risk category is displayed in the Event Type with the Risk Level in Events.

Profile Description
Offensive User Communicates with:
  • Profanity (without bullying or threats)
  • Distressing and objectionable subjects or images
Sexual Content Frequent sharing of: 
  • Sex talk, sexual overtures or innuendos 
  • Explicit images, video or text
Vulnerable Person Expresses:
  • Credible threats of suicide, suicidal ideation, or self-harm 
  • A current risk of sexual or physical abuse offline
  • Suffering from an untreated eating disorder
  • Severely distressed or traumatised 
Bullying/Violence Uses online content to:
  • Intimidate, threaten or harass others online
  • Encourage others to exclude individuals
  • Shame, humiliate or embarrass an individual by posting visual or text content
  • Repeatedly engage in the public abuse or malicious criticism of others
Oversharer Exposes data about themselves or another person:
  • Personally identifiable information
  • Contact details or location
  • Login or financial information
Grooming Interacts as a suspected person 18 or older to:
  • Desensitise and normalise a minor to sexual discussion or imagery
  • Establish trust with a minor by offering sympathy
  • Encourage a minor to share contact or identity information
  • Request images or video from a minor
  • Attempt an offline meeting with a minor

Threatens to:

  • Harm, kidnap or execute a person
  • Participate in acts of terrorism including biological attacks, bombing, vandalism or arson

Promotes violence, intimidation or terrorist activities with:

  • Political, ideological or religious propaganda
  • Rationalisation or moral duty
  • Targeting and demonising groups by their perceived identities
General Risk Contains concerning or unusual activity that does not fit the predefined risk categories, but should be reviewed by your school.


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