Social Sentinel Blog

The University of Mary Washington Lawsuit and the Creation of a Standard of Care

Like prior cases involving security technology liability (e.g., access control, security cameras and mass notification), this suit has the potential to create a duty of care for schools.

March 8, 2019

2.5 mins

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Awareness Begins With Listening

The simple gesture of increasing awareness carries the enormous potential to keep students, staff, and everyone else in your community safe.

December 14, 2018
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2.5 minutes

Off the Grid...Yet So Dialed In

A profile of Social Sentinel Senior Engineer, Matt Scafidi-McGuire.

December 7, 2018
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3.5 minutes

Is Your Safety Strategy Ready for a Refresh?

Assessing and updating your school’s safety strategy is a critical exercise--one worth repeating as often as necessary to stay ahead of threats in an ever-changing, digitally-driven world.

November 30, 2018
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3 minutes

Technology's Role in Your Safety Strategy

Where do you start when you’re piecing together the tactical elements of a safety program? Despite the abundance of high tech solutions made available, it’s important to understand there isn’t a single all-encompassing answer.

November 21, 2018
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2 minutes

Social Sentinel Featured on CBS Saturday Morning

“Can Scanning Social Media Help Prevent a School Shooting?” Watch the full report from CBS Saturday Morning.

November 20, 2018
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6 minutes

October 2018 Update

We’ve had a busy fall so far, designed at making your experience easier and more collaborative. Here's what our Engineering team built this past October.

November 15, 2018
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2 minutes

Geofences: It's What's on the Outside That Counts

How accurate and dependable are geofences--the virtual boundaries organizations create to gain insights about a specific area--for social media threat awareness?

November 9, 2018
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2.5 minutes

The Impact of Social Contagions on Teens

Learn about how media contagions evolve and details about high-profile examples like the Kiki or Tide Pod challenges.

November 2, 2018
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2 minutes

Regression, Classification & Clustering, Oh My!

A profile of Social Sentinel Data Scientist, Tom “Dr. Tom” Dinitz.

October 26, 2018
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4 minutes

Social Sentinel Wins 2018 VT Tech Jam Innovation Award

We’re thrilled to announce our win as this year’s Innovation Award recipient at the 2018 Vermont Tech Jam.

October 26, 2018
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1 minutes

“If we’re not connecting, we’re not protecting.”

Dr. Gary Margolis, CEO of Social Sentinel, explains the importance of student connections to help keep them safe.

October 19, 2018
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4 minutes

Social Sentinel Rolls Up to Tech Jam 2018

Social Sentinel, the market leader in providing safety and security insights from social media and public data sources, is heading to the Vermont Tech Jam annual career fair on Friday, October 19.

October 16, 2018
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1.5 minutes

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