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Reputation Management

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Getting a reputation may sound like something your grandmother might have warned your mother about, but it’s as simple as this:

Your reputation is what people are saying about you.

Ah, but there’s no such thing as bad publicity, you say. Really? Let’s ask Rupert Murdoch.

Read more at the Bozboz blog: http://www.bozboz.co.uk/blog/reputation-management

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August 4, 2011 at 2:46 pm

Google+ Review

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The wait is finally over. Google+ has been unveiled and Bozboz have been lucky enough to test it out.

The social network, described by some as a potential ‘killer’ of rivals Twitter and Facebook has arrived with less of a bang and more of a thud. With its invite only launch, Google has been keen to stress that the launch is a Field Trial, and that ‘Things may not work as intended.’

Once you have set yourself up by entering some basic info and uploading a photo, you are prompted to begin using what we think is probably the best thing about Google’s new project: Circles.

Circles are a way of grouping your contacts so that you can easily share things with some people and not with others. This means we can share web-dev techniques around the office without boring our friends outside of work.

This appears to be a direct response to the lack of privacy that Facebook is often accused of and works brilliantly. While it’s unlikely to suddenly drive the 500 million Facebook users over to Google+, it will certainly tempt some. Circles really is a great idea and we think Facebook would be foolish not to announce updates to its Groups pages or a similar initiative very soon.

Read more on the Bozboz Blog: http://www.bozboz.co.uk/blog/google-plus-review

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July 1, 2011 at 3:49 pm

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