Besides the manual search for information about the person on the Internet, the system also offers an automatic search. By clicking the “Start search” button, the system searches over 3.5 million sources of all negative media data worldwide. Sources include national and local news sites, blogs, government and law enforcement sources and the Associated Press. The search is conducted in 9 different languages, including Russian and Chinese.
In case the system finds information on the Internet about the searched person, all results are displayed one below the other. In addition to the list of results, the system offers the possibility of direct access to the articles through the given URLs. Furthermore, the system calculates the relevance of the article.