How to moderate text content with Python?

How to moderate text content with Python?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Text Moderation API in 5 minutes with Python. Eden AI provides an easy and developer-friendly API that allows you to moderate your text and detect explicit content.

What is Text Moderation? 

Text Moderation API analyzes and filters text content to remove inappropriate or unwanted elements. Its primary goal is to assist platforms, websites, or applications in maintaining a safe and appropriate user environment.

Text Moderation API result on Eden AI

This technology works by identifying and eliminating content that violates community guidelines, terms of service, or legal requirements. Using machine learning algorithms and natural language processing techniques, it evaluates text inputs and categorizes them into various types like profanity, hate speech, harassment, spam, or explicit content.

Get Started with Text Moderation API

The first step to getting started with Text Moderation is to install Python's requests package, that will allow you to call Eden AI API.

Next, you'll need to install Python's JSON package in order to read and print the result of the API request.

How to use Text Moderation API with Python

You are now ready to process texts into Eden AI Text Moderation API.

1. Get a Text Moderation API Key on Eden AI

To perform Text Moderation, you'll need to create an account on Eden AI for free. Then, you will be able to get your API key directly from the homepage with free credits offered by Eden AI.

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2. Let’s detect explicit content in your texts

Once you have imported packages on Python and got your API key, you will be able to moderate your texts. You can access the list of Text Moderation engines available on Eden AI to help you choose the provider that best suits your project and needs.

Here is the Python script you need to write in your notebook:

For example, we called two different Text Moderation engines. Eden AI API will then return in its JSON response results of those providers.

Once the request is done, you will be able to get the result with this print:

Here is an example of a Text Moderation API response:

Benefits of using Text Moderation API with Eden AI

Using Text Moderation with Eden AI API is quick and easy.

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Multiple AIs in one API - Eden AI

Save time and cost

We offer a unified API for all providers: simple and standard to use, with a quick switch between providers and an access to the specific features of each provider.

Easy to integrate

The JSON output format is the same for all suppliers thanks to Eden AI's standardisation work. The response elements are also standardised thanks to Eden AI's powerful matching algorithms.


With Eden AI you have the possibility to integrate a third party platform: we can quickly develop connectors. To go further and customize your Text Moderation request with specific parameters, check out our documentation.

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