Matar Haller

VP Data & AI at ActiveFence

4 Articles

Matar Haller leads the Data Group at ActiveFence, where her teams are responsible for the data and algorithms which fuel ActiveFence’s ability to ingest, detect and analyze harmful activity and malicious content at scale in an ever-changing, complex online landscape. Matar holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of California at Berkeley, where she recorded and analyzed signals from electrodes surgically implanted in human brains. Matar is passionate about expanding leadership opportunities for women in STEM fields and has three children who surprise and inspire her every day.

Jan 11, 2023

Constructing and querying a data model for online harm- Part 1

Online content, media creators, and user interactions must be captured to build algorithms that detect harmful activity. Here, we discuss the data model that captures the complexities of this online ecosystem and how we use it to detect malicious activity at scale

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Dec 30, 2022

The Metaverse: Helping Platforms Keep Us Safe in New Digital Territory

The metaverse presents a unique opportunity to foster community and drive innovation online. However, it also opens the door for a greater risk of harm, which is more difficult to detect and proactively combat. However, with contextual AI, safety in the metaverse stands a chance

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Jan 17, 2023

ActiveFence R&D on Practical AI Podcast

Listen to how we build AI that solves the complex challenges of content moderation on this podcast with Matar Haller, Daniel Whitenack & Chris Benson

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Jan 17, 2023

ActiveFence R&D at PyData Conference

Check out “Constructing and Querying Data models to Detect Online Harm” presented by our data team

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