Defining Cyber Stalking the Newest form of Harassment
Mediasophia online reputation management for Med Spas protects estheticians and health and beauty professionals from Cyber-Stalking. Cyber-stalking is a term used to describe the online harassment of an indavidual, group or business. In this age of social media viral communication, social blackmail, fictitious slander, cyber bullying and digital defamation is causing misery and stress for thousands of victims. Although harassment is nothing new, due to the nature of the web and the smart phone, internet propaganda has become for many people completely unbearable.
False accusations, impersonation, defamation and slander are being used to threaten, harass, stalk and control people. In particular, for some reason, cosmetic surgeons and estheticians, commonly fall victim to this type of abuse. Cyber-stalking is a problem effecting millions of people and professionals in the med spa industry are suffering damaged reputations, loss of friendships, partnerships, patients and revenue. People are using Internet social forums and public websites to manipulate girlfriends, boyfriends, ex-lovers, former employers, competing practices and anyone they want to cause harm through online propaganda, social media harassment and blogging.
The Dark Side of Internet Anonymity
Cyber-Stalking is not only cruel and detrimental to the success of a health and beauty clinic, but it is criminal. Unfortunately the Internet has created a forum for anonymity and therefore the perpetrators get away with it. Sometimes victims are not even aware of who the attacker is. Postings are frequently anonymous and the assailant experiences no repercussions.
False information and slanderous attacks on sites like Facebook and Twitter spread viral in an instant to friends, family, business associates and prospective clients to defame victims and cause misery. Police reports, profile photos and press releases, Rip Off Reports, Yelp reviews, and hundreds of medium are being used to stalk, abuse and hurt people. There are many scenarios that encompass Cyber-Stalking.
The Severity of Cyber Stalking
Cyber-stalking and online harassment has ruined too many lives. People have suffered severe emotional trauma, relationships have been ruined and the loss of revenue from a damaged reputation has cause many competent med spa businesses to close their practice and file bankruptcy.
Solving the Problem of Internet Defamation
Internet marketing companies experienced with online reputation management eliminate negative content from Google searches associated with the victims of Cyber Stalking. Qualified Internet marketing experts remove propaganda from Google searches through the implementation of reverse SEO techniques that bury content far below the eye of the public and replace negative content with positive content that accurately reflects the client’s desired image. Sites like twitter will remove false information under criminal impersonation and copyright laws.
Estheticians, cosmetic surgeons and med spa professionals can hire marketing firms to stop the harassment, take charge of their online reputation, remove unwanted content from the Interent and protect their practice from propaganda.
Mediasophia implements proven-effective reputation management marketing strategies to protect med spa clients from cyber-stalking and Internet propaganda. Our experience working with cosmetic surgeons that are attacked regularly has made us experts in eliminating ugly posts from Google searches and replacing them with positive content that reflects our clients’ true identities.