Cyber Bullying, Other Serious School Threats Addressed by Geo Listening's Social Network Monitoring Services

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the acceleration of cyber bullying and other serious threats to schools across our nation, Geo Listening monitors social networks and provides designated school personnel with timely information to improve the efficacy of interventions. Our service has given school districts vital information that enabled them to stop bullying instances and quickly get counseling to suicidal students.

Geo Listening only uses public posts from social networks. We never monitor private phone calls, voice mails, emails, SMS or MMS. We take all privacy concerns seriously. Geo Listening has retained privacy counsel with expertise in social networks, children's privacy and privacy requirements in the education space, such as those contained within FERPA and state education codes. As always, Geo Listening is committed to making sure that it places a priority on privacy now and as its service grows.

Geo Listening maintains its data storage in accordance with industry best practices and does not share this information with external third parties.

"Geo Listening was founded as a services company to meet the needs of those responsible for the education and well-being of students. By providing more timely information, our efforts have positively impacted the lives of students and improved the safety and climate of school campuses around the nation," stated Chris Frydrych, CEO of Geo Listening.

About Geo Listening 
Geo Listening's unique monitoring service processes, analyzes and reports the adverse social media from publicly available student posts. The service provides a daily report in alignment with existing school district procedures and board policy related to student conduct and safety.

The daily district report takes into account frequency and severity of a student's posts in alignment with the following categories: bullying, cyber bullying, despair, hate, harm, crime, vandalism, substance abuse and truancy. All information is gathered from public posts on social networks. Geo Listening does not monitor email, SMS, MMS, phone calls, voicemails or unlock any privacy setting of a social network user.

Contact: Chris Frydrych 
Tel: (919) 386-1103 

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