As victims, bystanders and perpetrators of cyberbullying, we felt it was necessary to focus our efforts this weekend on combating an issue that impacts 1 in 5 Canadian teens. As technology continues to advance, children are being exposed to vulgarities online at a much younger age than before.
What it does
Prof(ani)ty searches through any webpage a child may access, censors black-listed words and replaces them with an appropriate emoji. This easy to install chrome extension is accessible for all institutional settings or even applicable home devices.
How we built it
Challenges we ran into
Accomplishments that we're proud of
What we learned
The manifest.json file is not to be messed with.
What's next for PROFTY
Expand the size of our black-list. Increase robustness so it parses pop-up messages as well, such as live-stream comments.