Reputations And Ratings Online

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Reputations And Ratings Online

Keeping tabs of your online presence may be pretty straightforward for most people, but a growing number of companies and public figures are outsourcing the task to tech and PR companies eager to meet the demand. We find out what "online reputation management" entails and get tips for managing your own online presence.

Negative online reviews and unsavory -- or untrue -- blog posts can haunt businesses and individuals. Keeping tabs of your online presence may be pretty straightforward for most people, but a growing number of companies and public figures are outsourcing the task to tech and PR companies eager to meet the demand. We find out what "online reputation management" entails and get tips for managing your own online presence.

Guests

Jim Harper

director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; author "Identity Crisis: How Identification is Overused and Misunderstood"

Brian Patterson

partner, Go Fish Digital

Graeme Wood

contributing editor, The Atlantic.

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