The Stevie® Awards are business awards that recognize excellence from both individuals and organizations, chiefly in sales and customer service. Created in 2002, the Stevies have become a guidepost for the most service-minded companies around the globe. This year’s results are in and it’s official: 2015 marks the fifth year that Reputation.com’s Customer Support department has won an award for excellence! Because online firms are infrequently recognized in this area, we are especially delighted to be spotlighted by the Stevies.
Recent actions by the Federal Trade Commission and several state attorneys could mark the beginning of the end for the revenge pornography industry. Last week, the FTC launched a complaint against Craig Brittain, the owner and operator of the revenge pornography website Is Anybody Down. Earlier this week, Kevin Bollaert was convicted of identity theft and extortion for his operation of the site UGotPosted.
Deloitte recently published its latest Reputation@Risk report, a global survey of hundreds of top executives. The main takeaway from this year’s report: the importance of reputation risk keeps growing, with 87% of respondents rating it higher than any other strategic risk facing their businesses.
A recent survey conducted by the EMC Privacy Index revealed some startling information about how willing people are to sacrifice their privacy in order for an easier online experience. The biggest takeaways, with results based on 15,000 respondents in 15 countries, are as follows:
An eye-catching headline has been making the rounds on social media over the last week: “ Cat-Stalking Map Lets the Internet Know Where Your Kitty Lives.” While everyone and their mother loves a good cat-related article, this specific story should inspire more concerns about privacy than likes and lols.