Friday, June 17, 2011
Google Can Help You Manage Your Online Reputation With "Me On The Web"
Posted by Amanda Walsh
Some big news this week was Google launching a tool to help people keep tabs of online mentions of their name.
According to a Macworld.com article written by Juan Carlos Perez, “the new application, called Me on the Web, is aimed at people interested in tracking online references to their names and to other personal information that may be slanderous, inappropriate or incorrect.”
Different from Google Alerts, Me on the Web will generate a notice whenever Google finds a specific term on a web page. Users can create alerts for their name, email address or phone number. A Google Account is all that is necessary to begin using the new application Simply navigate to the Dashboard section.
To read more and check out resources for managing your online reputation, go to the articles in Macworld.com or Mashable.com.