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Technology For Good

Dr. Rebecca Portnoff speaing on the mainstage at AWS re:Invent
Technology For Good
December 13, 2023

A milestone in tech for good: Thorn’s Head of Data Science takes the stage at AWS re:Invent

Last week at the 2023 AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Thorn took to the event’s main stage for a significant moment that helped bridge the gap between cutting-edge technology and social responsibility: Dr. Rebecca Portnoff, Thorn's Head of Data…
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November 10, 2023

Introducing Safer Essential, API-Based CSAM Detection

To reach a wider audience and get this powerful technology into the hands of more platforms to proactively detect known CSAM, we have created Safer Essential.
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Technology For Good
October 25, 2023

How VSCO Protects Its Platform and Community of Creators from CSAM with Safer by Thorn

Deploying Safer by Thorn helped VSCO deliver on its promise of being a trusted platform and providing a safe experience for its creator community.
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Technology For Good
August 24, 2023

How Hashing and Matching Can Help Prevent Revictimization

Hashing and matching is one of the most important pieces of technology that we can deploy to help end the viral spread of CSAM and these cycles of revictimization.
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Technology For Good
July 11, 2023

How Thorn’s CSAM classifier uses artificial intelligence to build a safer internet

Thorn’s CSAM classifier finds new or previously unknown CSAM, and can help reduce the time it takes to find a victim and remove them from harm.
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Technology For Good
March 22, 2023

With a Coordinated Approach, We’re Eliminating CSAM from the Open Web

With millions of files being uploaded every day to their platforms, Safer’s customers rely on our comprehensive hash database and advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning models to help them find CSAM.
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Technology For Good
February 17, 2023

How Flickr works with Thorn to Detect Harmful Content

To date, Flickr has detected 50,000 potential CSAM images (and counting) using Safer's CSAM Image Classifier.
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Technology For Good
August 25, 2022

Safer Impact Report

Our Progress Towards Eliminating CSAM with Safer At Thorn, we’re on a mission to create a safer internet for children, beginning with the elimination of child sexual abuse material (CSAM). In 2021, with the help of our industry tool, Safer,…
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Technology For Good
May 24, 2021

Thorn’s Automated Tool to Remove Child Abuse Content at Scale Expands to More Platforms through AWS Marketplace

Any content-hosting platform in AWS Marketplace can access Safer to proactively identify, remove, and report child sexual abuse material online  Safer is one of the first holistic tools of its kind available in AWS Marketplace LOS ANGELES — Today, Thorn…
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Young child holding a smart phone in front of their face.
Technology For Good
April 28, 2021

Flickr is Safer: How we’re building an online community that is safe for all

Guest post by Holly Lawrence, Trust and Safety Manager at Flickr and SmugMug When someone asks me about my job or what exactly it is that I do, the first thing that comes out of my mouth is “Ummmmm” while…
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