How to Detect Hate Speech in Text using Node.JS

Providing a safe and supportive space for your customers is one of the key aspects of maintaining good user experience on your platforms. This means detecting and removing any comments or messages that may discriminate against or otherwise degrade a person based on their demographic information, as is the case with hate speech. To ensure that this process is completed in a timely manner, the following API will run an analysis on your text input to automatically detect if it contains hate speech language.

To start this API, we first need to run this command and install the SDK:

npm install cloudmersive-nlp-api-client --save

Or, you can add this snippet to your package.json:

"dependencies": {
"cloudmersive-nlp-api-client": "^2.0.9"
}

Then, we can call our function:

var CloudmersiveNlpApiClient = require('cloudmersive-nlp-api-client');
var defaultClient = CloudmersiveNlpApiClient.ApiClient.instance;
// Configure API key authorization: Apikey
var Apikey = defaultClient.authentications['Apikey'];
Apikey.apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY';
var apiInstance = new CloudmersiveNlpApiClient.AnalyticsApi();var input = new CloudmersiveNlpApiClient.HateSpeechAnalysisRequest(); // HateSpeechAnalysisRequest | Input hate speech analysis requestvar callback = function(error, data, response) {
if (error) {
console.error(error);
} else {
console.log('API called successfully. Returned data: ' + data);
}
};
apiInstance.analyticsHateSpeech(input, callback);

With that, you can confidently provide a protected space for your users to comment and interact with your platforms. You can retrieve the API Key from Cloudmersive at no cost and with no commitment. This will provide you with 800 monthly calls across our library of APIs.