LEEDS, UK, 22 OCTOBER 2018 – Crisp, a leading provider of social media brand safety and crisis monitoring services to global brands, media publishers and social platforms, today announces a $25 million investment from Baird Capital, the direct investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co, to fund its next stage of growth.
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
After five years of development, and real-world roll-outs with some of the largest digital kids platforms, Crisp has now officially launched its fully managed ‘Kids and Teens’ safety & moderation service. This service is set to transform the way Social Platforms deliver safe experiences for their younger users.
Social media is constantly evolving with new features to help us communicate in more complex ways. Unfortunately, these new online features are often exploited by foul-mouthed haters, data hackers or sexual predators. In fact, Crisp Labs’ study of social media pages managed by the world’s best-known brands, found that one in ten posts contain a risk to the brand’s reputation or its users.
Leeds is known for its vibrant tech scene, but not many people know that there is a global hub of AI excellence based in this Yorkshire city.
- 27% of content includes violent, distressing or incitements to commit terrorist attacks
- Spikes in activity seen around key acts of terrorism
- UK company behind the artificial intelligence technology used to detect illegal content for leading social networks
The amount of terrorist propaganda and extremist content being posted online, especially on social media platforms is a growing global issue. Now, a UK headquartered company has been identified as being behind the technology that is being used by global social networks to detect hundreds of pieces of new terrorism-related content created online each day.