The Meet Group Joins UN Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children
NEW HOPE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$MEET #apps--The Meet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEET), a leading provider of interactive livestreaming solutions, will team with safety experts and dating industry executives to recognize February 11th as “Safer Internet Day”. The Company will host a webinar focused on safety best practices and the future of safe dating, featuring Geoff Cook, Chief Executive Officer of The Meet Group.
Safer Internet Day, observed annually on the first Tuesday of February, was created in 2004 to raise awareness of emerging online issues – including cyberbullying, human trafficking, identity theft, and more.
The Meet Group remains committed to leading the industry in mobile and online safety, best practices, continuous improvement, and best-in-class safety updates for its family of apps. To underscore the Company’s commitment to safety, The Meet Group has over 500 paid individuals, more than half of it’s staff, dedicated to creating a safe environment for its millions of users.
Furthering its commitment to safety, The Meet Group recently became a member of The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children as part of its ongoing dedication to safety. The Global Partnership is a collaboration between United Nations agencies, numerous governments, industries, advocates, and champions, all focused on making the world safe for children. By committing to end all forms of violence against children, and uniting the world behind a global movement to protect children, The Global Partnership hopes to secure a world in which every child grows up safe.
“The Meet Group has integrated safety into the design of their operations, making their platforms and applications safer for children,” said Dr. Howard Taylor, Executive Director of The UN Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children. “Because of that, we are thrilled to have The Meet Group join our network of 400 partners across the world.”
Safety Webinar Details:
Date: Safer Internet Day, February 11, 2020
Time: 2:30 p.m. EST
Topic: Collaborating Our Way to Safer Dating
Moderator: Mark Brooks, Founder, Internet Dating Excellence Association
- Geoff Cook, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Meet Group
- Parry Aftab, Advisor to Nations, NGOs. Founder Cybersafety Group
- Jens Kammerer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Jaumo
- Christof Wittig, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hornet Networks
Details: 30 Minute Discussion Plus a Q&A Session with the Panel
Webinar Registration Link: http://bit.ly/SaferInternetDayWebinar
About The Meet Group
The Meet Group (NASDAQ: MEET) is a leading provider of interactive livestreaming solutions designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Our ecosystem of livestreaming apps enables users around the world to interact through one-to-many livestreaming broadcasts and text-based conversations. Our top apps, MeetMe®, LOVOO®, Skout®, Tagged® and Growlr®, deliver live interactions and meaningful connections to millions of users daily. Headquartered in New Hope, PA, we have offices in Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dresden, and Berlin. The Meet Group is committed to safety. You can find a description of current safety practices here: https://www.themeetgroup.com/safety-practices/. For more information, visit themeetgroup.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
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