Investments in companies - 12.11.2013
Web of Trust (WOT), a crowdsourced website reputation service surpassed 100 million downloads, doubling its’ downloads within a year.
WOT has reached the milestone of 100 million downloads. Only one year after reaching 50 million downloads, the website review and reputation service managed to double its downloads. WOT helps discover trustworthy websites by giving ratings and reviews based on the real-life experiences of millions of users. WOT’s ratings are crowdsourced through its worldwide community and WOT service provides an easy to use traffic light system to alert users to potential threats or issues with websites. With more than 44 million rated websites, the WOT community gives over 1.6 million website ratings a month. WOT protects users from online threats that only the human experience can detect, such as scams, unreliable online stores, misleading advertising and poor quality online services and products that are encountered within social networking sites, when shopping online or surfing the internet.
“WOT has come a long way. WOT community is about people who share the same mission with us: they all want to make Internet a better place, safer, easier and quicker to navigate. WOT allows users to contribute to shared goal by reporting activity, both good and bad, that they encounter on their daily journey on the Internet,” says Markus Suomi, CEO of WOT. “100 million downloads is a great achievement for us and shows how strong the WOT community has become. More users means more ratings, which results in more useful information people are sharing through WOT.”
WOT collaborates with world’s leading Internet companies such as Facebook, Opera and Mail.ru Group, which use WOT’s unique data to improve quality of their service and product experience.
Today, WOT is the world’s leading crowdsourced website reputation service with its user base expanding all over the world with the top three regions being North America, Europe and Russia. WOT’s investors include Inventure, Open Ocean Capital, Risto Siilasmaa and Finnish Industry Investment. WOT is well on its way to become the leading guide to the web helping people to know which webstores, news, content or social media sites and online services offer the highest quality and safest experience.
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