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Azure AI Content Safety PREVIEW

Use AI to monitor text and image content for safety.

Monitor content with advanced language and vision models

Azure AI Content Safety is a content moderation platform that uses AI to keep your content safe. Use powerful AI models to detect offensive or inappropriate content in text and images quickly and efficiently to create better online experiences for everyone.

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Language models to analyze multilingual text, in both short and long form, with an understanding of context and semantics

Vision models for image recognition and to detect objects in images using state-of-the-art Florence technology

AI content classifiers to identify sexual, violent, hate, and self-harm content with high levels of granularity

Content moderation severity scores to indicate the level of content risk on a scale of low to high

Make confident content moderation decisions

Apply advanced language and vision models to accurately detect unsafe or inappropriate content and automatically assign severity scores in real time. Enable your business to review and prioritize flagged items and to take informed action.

Improve user and brand safety across languages

Support brand and customer safety globally. Multilingual capabilities in Azure AI Content Safety enable content moderation in English, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, and Chinese.

Apply AI responsibly

Establish responsible AI practices by monitoring both user-generated and generative AI content. Azure OpenAI Service and GitHub Copilot utilize Azure AI Content Safety to filter content in user requests and responses in order to ensure that AI models are used responsibly and for their intended purposes.

Comprehensive security and compliance, built in

  • Microsoft invests more than $1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.

  • We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.

  • Azure has more certifications than any other cloud provider. View the comprehensive list.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Azure OpenAI Service uses Azure AI Content Safety as a content management system that works alongside core models to filter content. This system works by running both the input prompt and generated content through an ensemble of classification models aimed at detecting misuse.

  • Taking advantage of the new foundation model Florence, as well as content filtering capabilities of Azure AI Content Safety, Azure AI Services for Vision can identify if an image triggers hate, sexual, violent, or self-harm classification.

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