SOURCE: Keibi Technologies, Inc.

September 19, 2007 08:00 ET

Keibi Launched to Allow Social Networking Sites to Take Control of Their User Generated Content

Keibi Customers Efficiently Increase Volume of Moderated Content to Improve Member Satisfaction and Revenue Potential

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 19, 2007) - Keibi Technologies, Inc., a provider of moderation and classification solutions for managing user generated content, today announced the company's launch and described its plans to enable the revolution around social media.

"Keibi helps the growing number of companies that leverage user generated content -- social networks, content publishers, and advertisers -- to protect their members and advertising brands and ultimately improve the monetization of this fast-growing medium," said Paul Remer, CEO of Keibi. "The Keibi solution provides quick visibility into suspect content, increasing the productivity of moderation staff and helping ensure the integrity of the member experience."

Founded in late 2006, Keibi has received over $5M in funding from Catamount Ventures and Hunt Ventures. Its executive management team has over 75 combined years of technology experience, including expertise in the enterprise software and social media sectors.

Protecting Members and Brands, Driving Ad Revenues at Piczo

Piczo, a leading social networking site designed exclusively for teens that allows users to easily create fully customizable personal websites, chose to work with Keibi based on its comprehensive approach to content moderation and its ability to boost advertising revenue.

"The Keibi solution is perfect for us, as we can configure it to our own requirements, setting our own acceptable standards," said Keith Crowell, Director of Member Services and Safety at Piczo. "Since we started using Keibi, we are now reviewing more than 200 times the images we used to, while spending 70 percent less on related overhead."

Crowell also commented on the importance of Keibi to growing advertising revenue, adding, "No brand wants to be associated with inappropriate content, so the decision to advertise on social networking sites can be a tricky one," said Piczo's Crowell. "Keibi allows us to assure our advertisers that their brands are protected."

About Keibi

Keibi Technologies, Inc. provides a solution for the moderation and classification of user generated content. The Keibi Moderation Suite helps online communities, ad networks and advertisers capitalize on the value of social media. Founded in 2006, Keibi is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Hunt Ventures and Catamount Ventures. Current customers include Piczo, with additional trial users all in the social media market. More information is available at www.keibitech.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information:

    Laura Fontana
    Director of Marketing for Keibi
    415-271-2404
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    Sean Gibson
    Bite Communications for Keibi
    415-284-8209
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