Over the past decade, the changes in internet practices have evolved for better or for worse. Paul Sternberg is here to fight on your behalf against internet defamation.
Every business nowadays uses the internet whether to promote themselves, generate reviews or see the latest trends in their industry. Whether utilizing email communication, online banking for financial purposes or marketing efforts. The internet is a very influential tool that can make or break your reputation in the blink of an eye.
With the emergence of how today’s internet practices work, there are advantages and disadvantages when working online. The ability to generate quick customer feedback and promote yourself in a positive light is a plus however there are negative pitfalls that can quickly hinder the overall success of your brand or personal reputation. These negative impacts can be seen through review platforms such as Yelp for business or social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for individuals.
Although nearly all websites are protected under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) there is a limit when it comes to the type of information that can be posted online. Posting negative, slanderous and liable statements to purposefully discredit someone’s reputation is against the law. That is where Paul Sternberg and his powerful team of reputation specialists step in.
If you or someone you know is suffering from slanderous, defamatory statements on the internet it is important to remain proactive. Depending on the type of information, your content may spread to various websites creating a bigger problem. You need to take action immediately and get your FREE REPUTATION CONSULTATION with Paul Sternberg and his team.
“Defamation” is an announcement, written or spoken, that is inaccurate or misleading. Published online with the sole purpose of defaming a specific individual or business, and creates damage to the defamed individual or business.
Linguistic defamatory assertions are often called “slander,” and printed defamatory assertions are called “libel.”
In the past, you would be required to show proof that the content published online was (or is) indeed fictitious.
Seeing how it is nearly impossible to prove something is false without evidence, lawyers were quickly stumped on how to proceed with any removal/suppression efforts.
The internet enables anyone to distribute news on countless platform in just a few clicks. Defamatory information made available on the internet can “go viral” and instantly reach hundreds, thousands, or even millions of individuals.
That is why being proactive in your online reputation management efforts is crucial to ensure your reputation stays positive.