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Gun Toting Kids Can Really Wreck Your Online Reputation

December 5, 2010 by Jay Pring

No matter how careful you are at protecting your own social media image, you can be brought undone by your friends and family. Read how best to protect yourself from embarrassing and damaging "friendly fire"![read more]

Measuring Twitter's reputation

May 11, 2009 by Nick DiGiacomo

  Twitter has announced - to much fanfare and discussion - that it wants to build a reputation ranking system for its users in order to bring more credibility to its trend and search tools.    In fact, Twitter trending has been one of the hottest topics on - Twitter. ...[read more]

Online fundraising... reputation matters

January 12, 2009 by Peter Kim

Hot on the heels of David Armano's successful and generous #Daniela outreach, I'm seeing charity requests start to crop up for all kinds of causes. Simultaneously, reports of phishing online and Ponzi schemes offline are on the rise as well. Reputation matters. This brings numbers come into play, i.e. friends and followers.  Links...[read more]

A Case for Social Discrimination

July 14, 2008 by Randy Hamilton

About a year ago I created my very own store on Amazon.  I had a bunch of books I'd never gotten around to reading and just wanted to get rid of them.  As each order would come in I would diligently package my books and drop them in the mail.  Then I would notify the recipient that their book had been shipped—all on the...[read more]

Crucial Conversations

February 23, 2008 by Katherine Strate

In their book, Crucial Conversations, Kerry Patterson and three other authors discuss "tools for talking when stakes are high."Crucial Conversations applies to vocal conversations, but I wonder how it can apply to social media and online conversations.  These crucial conversations they are bent on fixing are described as "a...[read more]

Reputation death by social media poisoning?

July 11, 2007 by Nathan Gilliatt

A little SEO-related reading will temper any naiveté you may harbor about how social media will make marketing everywhere all clean and shiny. While the advocates promote transparent, honest, personal new ways, someone else is figuring out how to game the system. Rand Fishkin just introduced a new term for a very distasteful idea...[read more]