Google’s New Online Reputation Management Tool Is Out Now

Have you ever found information about you on the net that you don’t want searchers to find?

Even if you don’t produce any content online, it’s very likely you’re going to have both fans and critics. Your online reputation, or “online identity is determined not only by what you post, but also by what others post about you — whether a mention in a blog post, a photo tag or a reply to a public status update,” Google says.

The super search engine just introduced a new online reputation management tool that helps users manage search results for their name, thus allowing them to neutralize the effect of negative content. It is called “Me on the Web”, located directly after account information on the Google dashboard.

Google account dashboard hosting online reputation management

The tool encourages users to keep up to date on (negative) sentiment by setting up search alerts for data points like your name and email address.

Online reputation management tool

Through links to resources in How To Manage Your Online Identity and How To Remove Unwanted Content, the tool enables users to repair their reputation online as and when they find negative search engine results.

How to remove content on Google's webmaster tools page

Google’s online reputation management tool also includes a link to a When NOT to use the URL removal support page.

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4 Responses to Google’s New Online Reputation Management Tool Is Out Now

  1. Mike10613 says:

    Interesting blog. I use Google alerts for my user names and it’s surprising how many people ‘borrow’ it for their own purposes or use my content out of context on their sites.

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  4. Davis says:

    Nice Post. Thank you for sharing.

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