Del Harvey works to define policy and to ensure user safety and security in the challenging realm of modern social media.

Why you should listen

As Senior Director of Trust and Safety at Twitter, Del Harvey works to define policy and to ensure user safety and security in the challenging realm of modern social media. Prior to joining Twitter, she spent five years as the co-administrator and law enforcement liaison for a 501(c)3 non-profit charity, working with agencies ranging from local police departments to the FBI, U.S. Marshals and the Secret Service.

What others say

“One of the projects Harvey is most keen on is called PhotoDNA – a Microsoft-developed technology which will produce a unique 'fingerprint' of every picture put on Twitter's service.” — Charles Arthur, Guardian

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How to keep 240 million Twitter users safe: Del Harvey at TED2014

March 19, 2014

Del Harvey is watching what you’re doing on Twitter. Head of the Trust and Safety Team at the social network, she develops ways to keep Twitter’s 240 million-plus users safe. With that many people — sending 500 million tweets every day — dangerous things are bound to happen, she says at TED2014. For Harvey, the […]

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Wired: The speakers in session 6 of TED2014

March 19, 2014

Technology is always a big theme at TED (it’s the “T,” after all), and in this session we draw back the curtain to take a closer look at what’s really going on within some of the world’s most influential companies. But this isn’t just about the current headline-grabbers. Speakers will also share thoughts and demos […]

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