Social Media & Networking

SHIELD helps social media apps earn their users' trust by protecting them from abusive content and fake users.
SHIELD’s device intelligence gave us invaluable insights into our ecosystem. This has enabled us to make faster and better decisions, and provide our users with a frictionless experience.
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Mithun Madhusudan
Director of Product Management
Helping Businesses Create the Most Trusted Social Media Experience
From messaging and meet-ups to fitness and dating, the social media industry is often exploited by fraudsters creating fake accounts to commit hate speech, post abusive content, and carry out financial scams. Attacks like these can seriously damage customer trust. To avoid this, social media and networking apps must weed out fake accounts and abusive content.
Built for Social Media & Networking
Block abusive content
Stop bad actors using automated tools to spread spam and hate messages
Prevent referral & promo abuse
Stop fraudsters registering accounts en masse to abuse signup incentives
Stop financial and impersonation scams
Detect fraudsters assuming false identities to stop impersonation and romance scams
Industry Threats and Techniques
Account Takeovers
Secure user accounts
Spam & User Abuse
Build customer trust
Identity Fraud
Know your customers
Fake Accounts
Block fake profiles
Payment Fraud
Approve more transactions
Account Sharing & 
Subscription Abuse
Manage your subscriptions
Referral & Promo Abuse
Attract more users
Ad Fraud
Prevent fake clicks
Incentive Abuse & Collusion
Stop malicious collaboration
The Global Intelligence Network
Harness our fraud library of 7 billion devices and 700 million user accounts to stop never-before-seen attacks.
Persistent Device Identification
Our platform generates unique and extremely persistent device IDs that identify the users that should and should not be trusted.
Actionable Signals
The SHIELD platform flags every tool and technique typically associated with fraudulent activity.
Catch Good Users Turned Bad
The only technology in the world that continuously scans for risk across the user session, so you can stop fraudsters in their tracks.
Learn how our intelligence can help your business build trust and safety.