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  • 25+ Best Apps of the Month: October 2017
    A lot of apps are released in the span of one month. It can be near impossible to keep track of them all. In order to help you find only the best apps that have been released in the last month, we have assembled this list. Below you will find the best apps from the last month. Check it out and see what apps you missed!
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  • Top 5 Most Popular Android Apps From Last Week: Thimbleweed Park, Legitifi
    Legitifi is ranked in the top 5 most popular Android Apps in Fresh Meat by Steve Raycliff for the week of October 2nd and October 16th.
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  • Westwood One's Jim Roope Interviews Co-Founder Justin Parnell
    Listen to Westwood One’s Jim Roope interview Legitifi co-founder, Justin Parnell, about online safety and how the Legitifi app helps users to have more trustworthy online interactions.
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  • California app helps users verify identities
    What if you could make sure the people you interact with every day are who they say they are? A new app that recently launched in California claims to keep its users safer by making sure the people they come into contact with are legitimate.
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  • San Jose startup offers identity verification through social media
    Legitifi offers a service that verifies that people are who they say they are. It does this through an opt-in mobile app that uses social verification and peer-to-peer vouching to validate information people give in situations that include online dating, hiring babysitters or care providers, renting a room, ride sharing and buying or selling. It can also be used as a reverse phone lookup tool when someone from an unknown number calls.
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  • Swipe right – do you really know who you’re dealing with?
    Potential date? Handyman to fix your fence? A new babysitter to watch the kids? Just who are these people, really? And, more importantly, can you trust them? In this episode I meet Justin Parnell – co-founder of Legitifi, a powerful new tool for consumers that enables you to use your phone instantly to verify and validate the identities of people you interact with.
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  • Legitifi recently expanded its charitable program to include 'Indo Jax' and 'Thirst Project'
    Legitifi recently expanded its charitable program to include 'Indo Jax' and 'Thirst Project' as well, so that those wishing to donate to a good cause have even more options to choose from. Legitifi's charitable program works by giving these partners a 50 cent donation for every profile that is created using the promo codes "INDOJAX" or "THIRST.”
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  • Legitifi Provides A Free And Easy-To-Use Mobile App For Online People Verification
    Whether it’s meeting an online dating match, purchasing something on an online marketplace, renting a property online, interviewing a potential new hire or hiring someone to care for a family member or pet you always want to ask them to first share their Legitifi profile with you.
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  • How Social Identity Verification Helps You Stay Safe Online
    Can you trust the people you meet online? A babysitter, handyman or even a date? See how social ID verification helps keep you safe online.
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  • New technology aims to thwart online dating fraud
    App makers have taken steps to make sure their users can be sure they’re dealing with a potential mate, not a potential thief. Legitifi plugs into users’ existing social media apps to verify they have the same name and photo across multiple platforms. The app also allows verification through a person who knows the user directly through a feature called ‘Vouch.’
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  • Did you swipe right on a criminal? New technology aims to verify dating profiles
    Be wary of whom you swipe right on in the world of online dating — it may cost you. As more Americans turn to dating apps for romance, the risk of being swindled by fake accounts has also grown. Users on online dating apps can request to see someone's Legitifi profile to verify they are a real person. The service has other safety measures as well, including searching the sex offender registry to vet its users.
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  • New technology aims to verify dating profiles
    Online daters are increasingly getting scammed out of money. Now a new crop of new services are emerging to address these risks. Legitifi, a California-based startup, launched the first social ID verification app in early 2017 and says more than 27,000 users have signed up since.
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  • First Ever Social ID Verification Platform Mitigates Catfishing, ID Fraud
    Whether it's a potential date, a handyman to fix your fence, or a new babysitter to watch the kids -- we as a society are now interacting with people we find online -- virtual strangers -- on a daily basis. This begs the question: Just who are these people, really? According to the social ID verification experts at Legitifi, aggregating information from their social profiles is one way to prove that they are who they say they are.
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  • Are you legit? Smartphone app helps users check people met online
    Fake identities are the third most common complaint, according to the Federal Trade Commission… [Legitifi] is touted for checking out baby sitters, dates, handymen, caregivers, and could be used even for ride services and airline passengers.
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  • On Computers: Who’s that? App helps check identity
    There are an estimated 220 million fake people on Facebook. So how can you tell who’s who? …We tried a free app, “Legitifi” that tries to find out if the person you’re about to hire or date is who they say they are. If someone is a registered sex offender, you’ll get a message as “possibly dangerous, may include criminal convictions…”
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  • How you can safely fall in love online
    Fears among online daters around the world have also spawned a range of similar services. An app called `Legitifi', for example, performs background checks by looking at all of one's social media profiles.
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  • Think You're Safe from Predators Online? How a Supreme Court Ruling May Influence That
    The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law that bans sex offenders from obtaining social media profiles. While some sex offenders may be using the internet to find their next victims, at least one app is using the internet to stop them. Legitifi is the first app that allows users to verify and validate identities on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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  • Social Identity Verification App
    If you’re a social consumer, the Legitifi app is for you. It’s a new, one-of-a-kind app that instantly verifies and validates identities. Whether you’re going on a date with your Tinder match, hiring a baby sitter or gardener, or picking up a great deal you got on Craigslist, it pays to be safe and know who you’re meeting.
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  • The Week in iOS Apps
    This week's roundup includes Legitifi, [which] has launched as an “anti-catfishing” app for singles.
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  • Stay safe with Legitifi, the first social identity verification app
    With the spread of mobile technology, it’s become much easier for people to satisfy their need for social interaction and human companionship virtually. But what if you could run a background check on them before leaving the house? Now you can – with the help of Legitifi, the first social identity verification app.
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  • Legitifi App REVIEW: Create a profile to prove to others you are you.
    With the explosion of the virtual world, it has become very difficult to prove who you are communicating with. As an adult, this may only amount to a minor annoyance/inconvenience or it may be dangerous. However, as a parent of three young children, this is absolutely terrifying. What if there was a way to better vet the sources and to have a better handle on those you communicate with? Legitifi may have the answer for you.
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  • Legitifi – Verify People You Meet
    Want a fast and easy way to make sure the people you meet are Legit? Join the Legitifi movement today, share the app and let's all make a difference!
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  • Verify Everyone You Meet Online and Offline
    In today’s day and age, social media has grown to a massive level – and it’s allowed people to go online and create a lot of fake profiles. People scam with fake profiles, catfish other people – and we see it’s very common these days. Legitifi has created an app where people can go on, and link multiple profiles together in order to create one robust, valid online identity.
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