Will 2019 be the year of Social Media Compliance?

In the first of a guest blog series by leading legal professionals, we look at how social media teams should be working more closely with their legal counterparts in 2019, to avoid making the brand mistakes that could trigger an unnecessary brand crisis. Here Jessica Elliott Cardon, Senior Counsel of Perfumania Holdings, Inc., one of America's largest fragrance retailers, gives her view on what legal issues could trip brands up, especially when it comes to working with influencers or running international ad campaigns.

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The nominations for innovation keep coming for Crisp

When your focus is on staying constantly ahead of the curve in developing the technology needed to keep global brands and communities safe online, you could argue that your work is your reward. But it’s always nice for our team’s hard work to be recognized by four different bodies for four prestigious awards

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How beauty brands can save face on social media

In an industry as visual as cosmetics, social media is the perfect platform to showcase products. Just a quick search on Instagram for #beauty brings back over 250 million posts, and each week 2 million unique users search for beauty related content on the platform. When you combine that with the fact that 74% of consumers now rely on social media to make a buying decision, it is more important than ever that cosmetics brands make sure their social media strategy is working as hard as possible to reach the right people with the right message.

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Helping combat child abuse in the darkest places online

As law enforcement agencies become even more cyber-savvy, so do the distributors and consumers of child sexual abuse material (CSAM). Although most CSAM is hosted on image sharing sites, it has been claimed that 10% of the sites hosted on the dark net are dedicated to hosting CSAM. Research by the Global Commission on Internet Governance also found that CSAM was the most popular type of content on the dark net.

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