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Questions tagged [transparency]

For questions primarily relating to transparency. Transparency generally refers to the practice of making moderation actions visible to users of the site, usually to promote moderator integrity and establish/reinforce trust by the community in its moderators or administrators.

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How do you justify moderator actions that are based on secret information?

Usually I like moderator actions and the reasons for them to be public. The community can examine them and is either convinced that they are correct, or they can make an argument why they were not. ...
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A transparent web (not only a website) reserved to authentic verified users identity?

Is there an organization trying to promote a parallel branch of the web —but an authentic one— where user would surf with their true identities? (Individual identities will be checked with the same ...
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How to be transparent, but also remove offensive content?

Context A facebook group about a game in beta stage. The group itself is 1000 members big. The game itself is made by a single developer; I and a few others have moderation rights to accept people ...
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How can I make sure that my moderation activities are transparent, without shouting from the mountaintop?

As a moderator, a lot of what you do goes unseen. You handle things that need handling, talk to users who need it, ban people, all of that. Problem is, sometimes your users don't know you are ...