Social Media Screening
and Online Reputation

We highlight behavioural risks identified across social media profiles and the wider internet. Supplements the background screening process.

Social Media Screening UK

Social Media Screening

Don't take anyone's word for it.

All Social Media Screening services look & sound the same… don’t take anyone’s word for it, ask the following questions and run a few real life Social Media Screening reports from different providers before you make a decision.

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At Neotas we take your candidates’ data security & privacy seriously – We are ISO 27001 (Cyber Security), and ISO 27701 (International Privacy management standard including GDPR) certified. Please note that many organisations claim “compliance” with these standards, and they are not certified.

Today’s globally connected workforce posts content in multiple languages. Neotas can analyse content in up to 200 languages. Please note many organizations say they cover multiple languages but what they mean is they will translate the final report in your language, not analyze Social Media content in multiple languages.

Undeclared accounts are difficult to find. Neotas is a specialist in finding these accounts due to our strong background in OSINT.

At Neotas, all the content is curated by an analyst and then reviewed by quality assurance supervisor to ensure Zero false Positives.

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Deeper reputation screening needed when hiring for sensitive & senior roles

Ongoing Monitoring

People change, circumstances change, and the risk is even bigger after employment

Our screening solution covers 600Bn+ archived web pages, 1.8Bn+ court records, 198M+ corporate records, global social media platforms, and more than 40,000 Media sources from over 100 countries to help you build a comprehensive picture of the team.

Searches conducted using our proprietary technology which combines NLP, and keyword identifiers to search on the internet, to extract the most relevant data. 
Neotas Social Media Screening 

Searches conducted through subscribed databases and surface web news: News Database – covers more than 40,000 news sources in multiple languages from around the world.  Neotas Social Media Screening 

Analyses more than 7,000 structured sources for PEPs with a specific focus on Relatives and Close Associates, these include spouses, partners and children, to give a more accurate insight into the risk of whom you are doing business with. Neotas Social Media Screening 

Covers all the global sanction lists, and criminal & regulatory watchlists including lists from OFAC, HMT, UN, DFAT, and EU among others. Checks also cover various off-shore leaks databases.Neotas Social Media Screening 

Analysing behavioural risks related to the content posted by the subject across various social media platforms. Neotas Social Media Screening 

Directorship Check aims to identify any previous directorship appointments held by a candidate and verify the details of those positions. This involves conducting thorough research and investigation to ensure accurate and reliable information regarding the candidate's past directorial roles, enabling organizations to make informed decisions during the selection and vetting process. Also, checks are conducted through corporate registries of the subject’s jurisdictions to check for finding material changes, disqualifications or breaches. Neotas Social Media Screening 

Checks include identifying subject’s involvement in court proceedings and identifying if the subject has faced actions from regulatory authorities in jurisdictions covered in the original report.  Neotas Social Media Screening 

See it in Action

We can help you strengthen your existing risk management frameworks to avoid any regulatory
fines as well expensive lawsuits, and reputational damages.

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Case Studies

The latest case studies for our employment screening solutions.

Our online screening of this candidate’s online activity revealed troubling results relating to confidentiality and personal behaviours.

Neotas were tasked to conduct online reputation screening on a new hire in a high-risk position.

Neotas’ online screening of this candidate helped confirm their suitability for a senior management role.

What Our Clients Say

Mitigate Business Risk with Neotas Screening Solutions

We leverage Open source intelligence (OSINT) to use publicly available data to provide organisations with hyper-accurate and fully auditable insights with no false positives.

Improve Efficiencies

Improve analyst efficiencies, including cost and time reduction of minimum 25% with zero false positives.

Reduce Blindspots

The FCA recommends open source Internet checks as best practice (FG 18/5). Manage and reduce risk by incorporating 100% of online sources into your processes.

Ongoing Monitoring

Manage risk with hyper accurate ongoing monitoring. We will monitor 100% of publicly available online data to help identify relevant risks.

Frequently Asked Questions

We present results that include one of the following risk indicators:

  • Extreme views / opinions
  • Hate and discriminatory behaviour
  • Illegal activities
  • Inappropriate / undesirable content
  • Potential addiction or substance abuse
  • Sexually explicit content
  • Violent content
  • Other

Absolutely. We are delighted when we can confirm the suitability of a candidate for our clients and the report includes positive indicators such as charitable work and volunteering.

We can turnaround social media reports in up to 3 days.

For social media screening, we only require the typical information you would find on a candidate’s CV. A full name, personal email, mobile phone number and some employment history.

When conducting social media background checks in-house, you expose yourself to claims of bias because you cannot “unsee” any protected characteristic information. Using an independent expert third party is more consistent, faster and compliant.

Yes. All our checks are GDPR compliant.

Yes. The FCA, for instance, expect any information in the public domain to be known by the employer. A lack of knowledge would be hard to defend.

We do not report on protected characteristics or have a bias in our process. However, it is extraordinary how much publicly available information we can uncover to give you a full picture. 

Yes, we are able to process data in over 200 languages.