Chris Hansen Looks to Crowdfunding for New Web Series

Chris Hansen is taking to crowd-funding sites to create a new web series, “Hansen Vs. Predator.”

The series’ Kickstarter goal is $75,000.

Chris Hansen hosted “To Catch a Predator.” The series aired on Dateline NBC from 2004 to 2008. In that time, most predator activity happened on AOL and Yahoo chat rooms.

The Kickstarter page highlights predators could potentially approach underage children through more means now than ever. The news series will look at social media sites like Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, along with website like CraigsList and online video gaming.

Hansen writes on his Kickstarter page that his new series will consider the new generation of mobile web access, internet devices, and social media. Hansen will take a look at predator’s tactics given the new platforms of access to underage children.

“To Catch a Predator” led to the uncovering of about 300 predators according to the Kickstarter page.

Click here to see the Kickstarter page.

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