Social Media
Scanning

A staggering number of public social media conversations take
place every day, some of which indicate harm. Finding them is a nearly impossible task for any safety team or individual. Social Sentinel scans through a billion public posts made daily to identify only the ones related to your schools’ safety, security, and wellness.

Social Media Scanning Highlights

Be where the conversations are happening.

We put you where the digital conversations take place with a proactive solution that helps you identify potential threats hiding in public view.

Respectfully scan beyond the geofence.

Our proprietary technology identifies potential threats in and beyond a geofence while respecting the boundaries of privacy and free speech.

Content categorization for easy assessment.

Public posts with potentially harmful content are delivered as Alerts or Discussions for your team to assess.

Collaborate with a tap.

Instantly share alerts and discussions containing potentially
threatening content with safety stakeholders.

Focus on the Posts That Matter Most.

No one has time to scan through 1,000,000,000 digital conversations per day to find the critical content and cries for help that could be standing between students’ safety and an act of violence. Our social media scanning product weeds out the noise for you and delivers identifiable, locally-relevant indicators of harm.

Notable Numbers

13-17 year olds access social media sites 100-125 times per day.
(Source: PEW Research)

40% of all people who hurt themselves or others, telegraph their intent on social media.
(Source: Educators School Safety Network)

92% of all teens are sharing their real names on social media sites.
(Source: PEW Research)

Direct Integrations with Social Media Data.

Through our unique relationships with social media sources, we are able to best meet our clients’ needs by understanding the nuances of each platform’s data and how it can be harnessed most effectively.

Technology Focused on Educational Safety.

Our DNA is rooted, exclusively, in solving school safety and wellness challenges. Social media scanning contributes to a multi-layered and comprehensive safety and security program. And you don’t have to do it alone. Dedicated, hands-on service ensures our your account is configured to deliver the best results possible.

"Social media threat alert services that are culturally appropriate and context-specific have the power to prevent threats online from becoming real-world violent events."

Desmond U. Patton, PhD, MSW

Associate Professor / Columbia University School of Social Work Fellow
Berkman KleinCenter / Harvard University

Safer Together.

When combined with other Social Sentinel products, social media scanning gives you a holistic view of your school’s climate. Click a product below to learn more about it.

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