2013-09-18 20:13:01 -
JW Maxx Solutions is an industry-leading online reputation management firm and
is offering college students tips on protecting their personal reputations on
Scottsdale, Arizona - College is a wonderful time for those who attend any
institution of higher learning, however, what is posted on social media and the
consequences of college students' actions can be long lasting and devastating
later in life. Online reputation specialist JW Maxx Solutions is providing tips
for college students to utilize in regards to their online reputation, as well
as bringing light to how to avoid a negative online reputation that can harm
them once start their careers.
JW Maxx Solutions knows that college students are some of the most active social
media users on the Internet. From Twitter to Instagram and Facebook, college
are extremely connected to trending content and the latest social media
platforms. What many students do not think about on a daily basis is how their
online reputation can harm them later on in life. It is well known that many
college students like to party and have a good time. Students will often take
pictures of themselves and their friends while at parties. Sometimes, these
pictures can show the students being intoxicated or doing inappropriate things.
When they post these pictures on social media websites such as Twitter,
Instagram and Facebook, these pictures could seriously damage their online
reputation. Tagging is another issue: even if the students have not posted the
picture themselves, they can still be tagged in the pictures, which will then
show the pictures to those students' friends and family. Online reputation
management firm, JW Maxx Solutions, advises students against posting any sort of
pictures that may implicate them or that show themselves being intoxicated.
Another issue is when college students use social media while intoxicated.
Oftentimes, tweets or Facebook statuses will be posted about parties or late at
night when the student is obviously inebriated. These misspelled and garbled
posts can often lead to rants or revealing information that should be kept off
of the Internet.
"What these college students need to realize is that anything they post on the
Internet could come back to haunt them later in life," reputation management
expert and CEO of JW Maxx Solutions, Walter Halicki said. "The best rule of
thumb is if you're going out for the night, is to resist posting on any social
With more and more employers checking prospective employees' social media feeds,
it is imperative to keep a vigilant eye on one's social media reputation. If
pictures or inappropriate statuses have been posted, the online reputation
defense experts at JW Maxx Solutions advise students to delete the content and
un-tag themselves from any pictures that could show them in a negative light.
For more information on how JW Maxx Solutions can help with personal reputation
defense, visit www.jwmaxxsolutions.com
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