New Dashboard from KnowEm Helps Protect Against Brandjacking in the Social Web

KnowEm, the company working to help brands manage their identity across the social web, announced the public launch of a new Enterprise Dashboard designed to help brands protect their trademarks and intellectual property in the ever-changing social media landscape.

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Tags: knowem, usernames, press release, knowem enterprise, knowem clients, trademark protection, brand protection, knowem reseller

KnowEm Announces Domain Name Availability Checking

Today we are happy to announce that after a great many requests we have integrated a domain name search with our social media network username search. This was a feature that we had talked about since launch and we are happy to finally be able to release it.

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Tags: knowem, breaking news, domain names, name checking, tld, dot coms

KnowEm Announces Partnership with

We’re happy to announce that as of today KnowEm will now be available to the German-speaking market thanks to our new partnership with  We have worked with Marco Ripanti of Yiid (Your Internet Identity) to create a German language version of our social media account creation service at Yiid has long been recognized […]

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Tags: Social Media, knowem, yiid, marco ripanti, german

Welcome INTA Attendees to the KnowEm Boston Tweetup

KnowEm is proud to sponsor a tweetup tomorrow with Rob Holmes (from The KnockOff Report) and Nils Montan (of IP Ally) at the International Trademark Association’s 132nd Annual Meeting. The tweetup will be from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at McCormick & Schmick’s in Boston (1 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, North Market Building). KnowEm is sponsoring the tweetup, so drinks and appetizers are on us!

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Tags: Social Media, Intellectual Property, trademark, INTA, Boston, tweetup

KnowEm’s 1 Year Anniversary; Relaunches CheckUserNames

Today marks the one year anniversary of KnowEm’s public launch and we could not be any happier with how much success we’ve enjoyed during our first year in business. We also thought it might be fun to celebrate our birthday by relaunching the original social media name checking service which started it all,

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Tags: knowem, checkusernames, birthday, anniversary

KnowEm Acquires FriendsCall.Me, Announced as Finalist at SXSW

It’s been pretty busy since the New Year here at the KnowEm offices in New Jersey. Last month we announced our acquisition of FriendsCall.Me, a very cool site developed by our friend Darius Monsef IV, and this week SXSW officially announced KnowEm as one of the 8 finalists in the Social Media Business category of the Microsoft BizSpark Accelerator Event.

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Tags: knowem, sxsw, microsoft, bizspark, accelerator, friendscallme

The KnowEm 2.0 ReLaunch

If you haven’t been back to in a while, you’ll probably be surprised to see our new facelift!  We’ve completely redesigned the site, and have got a bunch of new features to show you.  But first, I’d like to mention some stories that were written about our new site launch today: From TechCrunch: KnowEm […]

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Tags: Social Media, knowem, techcrunch, mashable, Announcements, profiles, usernames

Raven Integrates Identity Theft Prevention Tool for Social Media

The popularity of social media networks, like Facebook and Twitter, are starting to get the attention of businesses – particularly small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). They’re attracted to it, because social media is proving to be an effective channel for creating new leads and also supporting existing customers.

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Tags: Social Media, knowem, SEO, username signup, raven, raven seo, search engine optimization

Twitterjacking, the New Fear in Online Reputation Management

Do you know who it is you’re actually following on Twitter? Facebook? MySpace? Due to the recent explosion of interest in Twitter, thanks in no small part to Ashton (@aplusk) and Oprah (@oprah), celebrities and regular folk are flocking to Twitter. But how do you know if the person you’re following is actually a celebrity, and not just regular folk? You can’t, and Twitter is still very quiet about any plans to stop Twitterjacking: the act of impersonating someone else on Twitter.

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Tags: Social Media, username check, knowem, orm, Online Reputation Management, Twitter, facebook, myspace, twitterjacking, streko, social media identity theft

Why Would You Want Your Brand Name Registered On 120 Social Media Sites?

Lately I’ve noticed a lot of people are asking this question about the KnowEm Username Check service. KnowEm was recently reviewed by a columnist in the Washington Post (he did a good job; the article is worth reading), and several users’ responses to the article raise this very question.

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Tags: Social Media, username check, knowem, commercial service, review, washington post, check usernames, automated signup, websites

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