Security Operations Center Leverages TaskUs New Strategic Relationship with L1ght
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TaskUs, Inc. (Nasdaq: TASK), a provider of outsourced trust and security and digital customer experience services for fast-growing technology companies, announced a strategic investment in AntiToxin, Inc., dba, L1ght, an anti-toxicity artificial intelligence company headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. L1ght’s technology uses AI to identify and analyze harmful online content. The investment will support the launch of the Safety Operations Center, an integrated solution that leverages L1ght’s AI and TaskUs’ moderation professionals to protect users across social networks, dating apps and online marketplaces.
The Security Operations Center uses contextual AI to analyze toxic content in real time, providing accurate policy classification and risk scoring across text, images, and video content. A robust business rules engine enables fully automated moderation where possible and routing to moderation professionals for further analysis if needed. The platform can be deployed independently end-to-end or modularly integrated into existing moderation ecosystems.
“Partnering with TaskUs allows us to demonstrate the common vision TaskUs and L1ght share – that the future of content moderation must combine both AI and human moderators. With L1ght’s AI under the hood, the Safety Operations Center will enable enterprises to manage extremely large and diverse volumes of potentially unwanted content more efficiently and cost-effectively,” said Avner Sakal, CEO of L1ght.
“Content moderation has never been more critical than it is now. The only solution to the sheer volume and complexity of video, image and audio content being released every second of every day is a combination of artificial intelligence and expert professionals,” said Bryce Maddock, CEO and co-founder of TaskUs. “The Safety Operations Center is an advanced platform that enables enterprises to respond immediately to the most complex content moderation challenges.”
TaskUs and L1ght have agreed to debt financing to be provided to L1ght for up to $2 million.
To learn more about TaskUs and L1ght, visit the following:
TaskUs is a next-generation outsourced digital services and customer experience provider for fast-growing technology companies, helping clients represent, protect and grow their brands. Built on a cloud-based infrastructure, TaskUs serves customers in the fastest growing industries including social media, e-commerce, gaming, streaming media, food delivery and ridesharing, HiTech, FinTech and HealthTech. As of September 30, 2022, TaskUs had approximately 48,700 employees across twenty-eight locations in 14 countries, including the United States, the Philippines and India.
L1ght is a data science company founded in 2018 with the goal of eradicating online toxicity to ensure the internet is used for what it was originally intended for: connecting people, sharing ideas and advancing science. ‘humanity. By creating artificial intelligence algorithms that detect toxic and abusive behavior, L1ght helps social networks, search engines, content and gaming platforms and hosting companies identify and eradicate cyberbullying, harmful content, hate speech, predatory behavior and CSAM. Learn more at: www.l1ght.com
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For TaskUs: David de Castro, Director, Communications, [email protected], [email protected]
For L1ght: King Carthy, CMO, [email protected]
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