TITLE

New Year, New Virtual You

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Farah
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
O, The Oprah Magazine;Jan2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers suggestions for creating an online profile or updating the existing one on the social networking sites. It states that while creating a profile, relevant information such as the company or the hometown should be included along with the name, and a link with sensitive private data can be erased using Google Inc.'s URL Removal Tool. It informs that negative comments can be pushed lower in the Google rankings by registering with popular social networking sites like Facebook Inc.
ACCESSION #
47158219

 

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