Manage Your Online Identity with Google “Me on the Web” Dashboard
Google has added a new tool to its Google dashboard, Me on web, which enables you to manage your online reputation & identity on web and it also encourage others to create Google profile to show their online presence.
The left side navigation shows your social media profile links connected to your Google profiles which will be useful for Google social circles to search within your friends circle. At the right side, there are options to manage your online presence. You can set up alerts for your name that allows you to track your mentions, post etc., on web. In this you can set your name like “Sudharsan G“, phone number, email address etc., as your alerts, if anyone shared or mentioned those links and data in their blog or social profiles, you will be notified instantly.
“Your online identity is determined not only by what you post, but also by what others post about you — whether a mention in a blog post, a photo tag or a reply to a public status update. When someone searches for your name on a search engine like Google, the results that appear are a combination of information you’ve posted and information published by others” – Google says.
Here are some ways to manage your online identity ,how to remove personal content or data of yours from Google and some recommendations from Google to control your reputation online.