Facebook Is Cracking Down on Revenge Porn With New ‘Photo-Matching’ Tools

Facebook Is Cracking Down on Revenge Porn With New ‘Photo-Matching’ Tools

After being at the centre of a revenge porn scandal involving the US Marines, Facebook is taking steps to help users combat the problem. In April, the social media giant unveiled a new, streamlined reporting process as well as advanced ‘photo-matching’ technology that will automatically block previously reported images. Revenge porn, the non-consensual posting of… Continue Reading

Ransomware: Protect Yourself Against the Latest Malware Trend

Ransomware: Protect Yourself Against the Latest Malware Trend

Ransomware is a denial of access (DOS) malware that holds computer files and/or the entire hard-drive hostage until a ransom is paid. Some early versions merely locked the screen in a way that was not hard to undo, but the latest ransomware use encryption making it almost impossible to recover the affected files. In 2015,… Continue Reading

How GDPR Could Improve Your Online Reputation

How GDPR Could Improve Your Online Reputation

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a new collection of personal data protection laws due to be implemented by the EU next year. The improved security and consumer empowering principles behind the GDPR could go a long way towards letting individual people gain greater control of their personal information online. This improved empowerment could… Continue Reading

Top 5 Reasons Blogging will Enhance your Online Reputation

Top 5 Reasons Blogging will Enhance your Online Reputation

With 66% of consumers influenced heavily by content online and 80% of employers admitting to Googling job candidates before inviting them to interview; online reputation has never been more essential. There are many different strategies that can help you maintain a positive reputation. One of the most valuable methods is blogging. A blog can be… Continue Reading

How to handle outside attacks on online reputation

How to handle outside attacks on online reputation

Page 1! Trending! Top profile! Being popular! Getting to the prime positions of social media networks and search engine results pages seems to be the only thing that matters to companies and individuals looking to make it big nowadays.  The digital age in which we live in has caused this constant search for preferential placement… Continue Reading

Do college students need more online privacy education?

Do college students need more online privacy education?

Starting college is always a great feeling: after a long and, it is ok to accept it, sometimes dreary and challenging childhood, being ready for college is perhaps an individual’s first major achievement. Indeed, it is a big step. And every big step involves a much greater sense of responsibility, freedom and, most importantly, independence… Continue Reading

4 Tips for Dealing with Negative Content Online

4 Tips for Dealing with Negative Content Online

The more successful your business becomes, the more likely it will become associated with some negative content among the positive. Thankfully, with the right reputation management strategy it’s easy to minimise the impact of that negative content and, in some cases, you can even turn it to your advantage. So, here are four simple steps… Continue Reading

How to combine PR with a solid ORM strategy

How to combine PR with a solid ORM strategy

It is no secret that Online Reputation Management and PR (Public Relations) are often confused with one another; however, they do share several similarities, and what is more: they can be used interchangeably. We at ReputationDefender have previously written a lot about Online Reputation Management, nonetheless, given the fact that both ORM and PR can… Continue Reading

4 practical ways a company can protect its system

4 practical ways a company can protect its system

Online privacy is pretty tricky in today’s age where practically everything we do is connected to the cloud and where data leaks are a dime a dozen, something ReputationDefender has covered several moments in the past.  Companies must store their data on servers, and they are all connected to a network.  As we have seen… Continue Reading