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With Me on the Web, you can get notified when your personal data appears on the web. You can use Me on the Web to alert you when your personal information--say, your email address or phone number--gets published online.
Lorsqu'une page est mise à jour ou supprimée, elle disparaît naturellement de nos résultats de recherche.
Google just launched two-step verification for all Google accounts, a system which makes your Google/Gmail account—the account possibly containing the lion's share of your private communication online—considerably more secure. In fact, we'd encourage everyone who uses Gmail (the @gmail version or your Google Apps version) as their primary email provider to start using this feature as soon as possible.
Whenever we talk passwords, we always preach the same thing: Use strong, difficult-to-remember passwords, and different passwords for every site.
Leah Betancourt is the digital community manager at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, Minn. She is @l3ahb3tan on Twitter.
Google has introduced a tool that helps you manage search results for your name. The tool, "Me on the Web," is now included on the Google dashboard in between account information and analytics.
If you're not actively building your identity and establishing a presence online, you're letting search engines cobble together information, good or bad, and write your public story. You need to establish and maintain a healthy online identity.
Deleting your Facebook account might appear to be simple, but thanks to several safeguards you have to do quite a bit more than hit the delete button and say goodbye.