The development of the benefits of internet has brought an increase of its problems. A very common internet problem is the appearance of the explicit content that can be easily accessed by kids and employees. To make internet surfing a completely safe experience can be irritating. Mostly, the internet is largely not regulated. It is not easy to maintain the loads of information that is being fed into the large data stations of the web. There are a lot of free and paid products that can help the user to block explicit web content to a good extent.
There are simple and easy ways for blocking explicit content the help of major internet software products such as MS Internet Explorer, AOL and Mozilla Firefox. These software examples have guides for blocking explicit materials such as porn images, adult material and improper language.
The users of MS Internet Explorer can access the ‘tools’ option and go to the content advisor tools. Selecting the option Content advisor enables a set of preferences that can block content like violence, sexual image, drug use and other topics that are unwanted or the user wants to be kept away from getting opened.
A user can set up a special account for a child in AOL. Only the safest websites can be used by children in grade schools and teenagers can access a little beyond than the younger kids.
The Firefox browser offers selections in the tools menu so the content section can be accessed and the desired websites can be limited which are needed to be accessed.
The web content filters also help in blocking unwanted explicit web content. Web content filtering software products are available that offer tools to block particular websites and contents that are generally inappropriate, especially for young age children. Sexual content also is inappropriate for adults in the workplace and even at home where kids can also view them. Some examples of web content filters are Net Nanny, Surf Control, Cyber Patrol and WebSense. Verizon’s Internet security suite also has a section which is the blocking software that makes the incoming explicit websites and email limited.
There is no accurate of blocking every explicit websites and web content. However, browser settings can be found that helps to filter software that can be accessed from the computers. The browser settings might not be able to complete eliminate the websites from popping up but at least when the preferences have been selected in the ‘settings’, the opening of majority of the explicit web contents can be eliminated. There are many which can sneak through inappropriate content but it is important to limit these occurrences.
Source by Tauqeer Ul Hassan