From Weinergate to unwanted photo tagging, it’s clear that these days, it’s getting more difficult to manage our online identities and interactions. Google has just launched “Me on the Web” to help with that problem. Users will be able to monitor their web identities across multiple social networking sites and learn how to remove unwanted content in Google search results, says ReadWriteWeb’s Sarah Perez.
Sort of a big “do over” button for the Internet, “Me on the Web” “centraliz[es] access to older tools” and puts much of the power—as well as the responsibility—of privacy and reputation management in the hands of the consumer. It will likely put a crimp on reputation management companies (some more trustworthy than others) that promise to undo the damage that bad information can cause.
Read more at ReadWriteWeb.