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How to Fix Your Social Media Past
Posted By Minda Zetlin On April 27, 2011 @ 5:00 pm In Blogging and Social Media | No Comments
Not long ago, Holly Myles , the digital media strategist at Eisbrenner Public Relations , attended a work function. She was laughing at a joke when a photographer snapped a picture. A few weeks later, she got an alert from the tracking service Social Mention  that there was a new photo of her on Flickr , and when she saw it, she was dismayed.
“The picture was very unflattering, and it looked like I’d had too much too drink,” she says (she hadn’t). “Then I did a Google  Images search on my name, and it was among the top three photos.” The solution was straightforward: She contacted the organization that had posted the photo to ask them to take it down, and they did.
As Myles’ experience shows, it’s important to stay aware of all the ways you show up in social networks, both in text and in images. Read more from Inc.com. 
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