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November
2020

Cyber mobs and the need of a contingency plan

Cyber mobbing and bullying are often a by-product of political propaganda and fabricated conglomerate tug of war to create noise in the internet.

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October
2020

The Power-Packed Digital Wall

Building a digital wall means erecting high powered assets on the first page of Google and other major search results. This allows a business or any individual in a position of power, to control the way their name and associated brands are perceived so they can proactively safeguard their reputation. Smart companies understand the importance of search results, and that is why they build a sustainable digital wall.

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September
2020

The High Cost of a Bad Reputation: What You Don't Know Could Hurt You

What most don’t look at is the lost value of a bad online reputation; How much money are you really losing? Is it really possible to put a number on it? According to a defamation trial that took place in California in 2015, a development company sued a reviewer for lost business and won $750,000. Yes, it is possible to put a number on it and you might find you’re losing quite a lot when you do.

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September
2020

The 3 Parts of Google Every Business and leader one Should Have Control Of

Some parts of the Google experience are outside anyone but Google’s control, and the famous search algorithm remains a closely guarded secret. But that does not mean one must be at the mercy of Google; there are other elements that can, and should, be controlled. Here are three essential parts of Google every individual and brands should be controlling.

2020
Blog
Abu Dhabi
Dubai
Malta
August
2020

10 Reputation management statistics every executive and business should know

A multitude of studies from major analytic firms including Google analytics, surrounding online reputation and its impact are simply startling, and no business owner can afford to ignore these facts. If you think reputation management is only for other businesses and brands, just consider these stats

Dubai
Regulation
2020
January
2020

Internet Reputation - How online publishers can cause Mayday?

Internet is the way of life now. You open your eyes in the morning by searching for your smartphone. The day starts right from snoozing your alarm to setting your alarm at night on your smartphone. During your 17 hours of awakening during the day, the information you consume is immense and most of it is unwanted. In this article let us analyse how someone’s unwanted becomes your wanted and vice-versa.

2020
July
2016

What is Online Reputation Management?

In a time where the internet dominates and controls our business and personal reputations, it has become increasingly vital for us to ensure that we seek proactive measures to control and manage the contents of our business and personal lives appearing online.

2020
Blog
Dubai
Abu Dhabi
Malta
June
2014

The Right to be Forgotten and Freedom of Expression and the Media

The spirit of the proposed EU data protection regulation: empowering individuals to manage their personal data while explicitly protecting the freedom of expression and of the media whereby the clause specifically asks for the type of balancing that the Court outlined in its ruling, whereas today’s 1995 Directive is silently implying that data protection could rank above freedom of the media. The Commission proposes to strengthen freedom of expression and of the media through the revision of Europe’s data protection rules.

Regulation
Switzerland
Legal
2014
June
2014

Google’s Right to Be Forgotten

Individuals have the right - under certain conditions - to ask search engines to remove links with personal information about them. This applies where the information is inaccurate, inadequate, irrelevant or excessive for the purposes of the data processing. The court found that in this particular case the interference with a person’s right to data protection could not be justified merely by economic interest of the search engine. At the same time, the court explicitly clarified that the right to be forgotten is not absolute but will always need to be balanced against other fundamental rights, such as the freedom of expression and of the media (para 85 of the ruling).

Regulation
2014
Legal