The ability to walk the streets without fear should be a fundamental right, yet the majority of women feel unsafe in public spaces after dark. WalkSafe allows users to take control of their personal safety by mapping safe routes home while keeping loved ones connected via automatic alerts.
With the pandemic and climate concerns changing urban travel habits, people are looking for seamless and green transport options. Through various partnerships, TIER, the world’s largest multimodal micromobility operator, is tapping sustainable standards and safety innovations to remodel city life.
Once an app to help people find their lost iPhone, Apple’s Find My has developed into a way for people to communicate by sharing their geo-locations with friends and family. To be convinced to give up their privacy, people are expecting brands to offer a greater sense of connectivity and safety.
Instagram will trial the use of facial recognition software to help prevent younger users from accessing dangerous content. As the protection of users online becomes a top priority, social media firms are expected to clearly demonstrate their plans to make online spaces safe and inclusive.
Tinder has joined forces with Queensland Police in a campaign to help people stay safe when meeting up with someone online. While taboos around online dating have diminished, concerns around safety are leading online dating brands to take a greater stand for user safety.