A new (and growing) Net business category is now employing Net scare tactics: online reputation management. For example, "the Internet has become the go-to resources to destroy someone’s life online, which in turn means their offline life gets turned upside, too,” Reputation.com CEO Michael Fertik told the New York Times. The article offers helpful insights into how this high-end approach to … [Read more...] about Online spin control: Who does it best? Us!
This bit of pop anthropology in the Financial Times may interest parents: a university student telling an older friend how glad she is not to be a teenager these days. With social-network sites and services, she says, teens are on display 24/7. Sure, they put themselves in that position, but there's a great deal of pressure on them to, she suggests. They not only have to project an image but also … [Read more...] about Not actually ‘extreme teens’