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SocialShield Helps Alleviate The Worry Parents Have With Their Kids On Social Networks

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Noah Kindler joins Dave and Bill today on the CHWR to talk about SocialShield and how it helps alleviate the worry parents have about what their kids are doing on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.


Noah Kindler Co-Founded SocialShield in 2009 after Noah spoke to a friend of theirs whose daughter had inadvertently found herself to be hounded by more than 80 adult men on facebook when her dad put up vacation photos of his family, one with them all in bathing suits. Arad also noticed people sharing somewhat private information with a semi-public group of friends and thought the idea of helping parents keep kids safe was important. Noah Kindler and Arad Rostampour joined forces to use technology to provide a solution to parents.


Founded in 2009, SocialShield gives parents affordable, easy-to-use, state-of-the-art tools to help them protect their kids’ Internet safety. SocialShield's technology allows parents to monitor their children’s activities on popular social networks like Facebook and Twitter so they stay on top of who their children interact with online, what photos and conversations are being posted and where children have profiles. Working as a team, SocialShield and parents help ensure their children are using the Social Web safely and responsibly. Based in San Bruno, CA., SocialShield is backed by USVP and Venrock. For more information, visit www.socialshield.com.


SocialShield’s state-of-the-art technology gives parents a window into their children’s online lives. This visibility includes a look at their friends and flags those who may be suspicious, and what photos of their kids appear on the Internet across all major social networks. The patent-pending Alert Engine™ makes it quickly apparent if their children are talking about drugs, sex, drinking, violence or suicide, are facing threats from cyberbullies...