How To Remove Negative News Article On Any Search Page?
As the entire world gets connected with the internet, it often gives you crap and mudslinging content to read. You cannot be 100% confident that your content is published on various websites. Spam and objectionable content are always present over the internet. You can neither stop nor trace such activities. Various third-party websites host content, which helps them in achieving cost. The success linked also varies for every client.
Even decade back, the old movies also used many techniques for removing bad content/negative content. Their agent may dismiss the news that is hostile from their newspaper if they saw that it wasn’t of any use. The next day, the newspaper printed, “Don’t worry, that news will be wrapping up tomorrow.”
Today, with the digital era in full flow, committing mistakes are obvious. Various online methods are responsible for them. Nothing has changed since then. Those barking clichés still exist. Whatever content you publish online remains there for a longer period. It doesn’t fade away; it takes time, a lot of time!
Same is the case to remove negative content or any negative news article. The rock-bottom line with the newspapers is they rest it by dismissing the hostile news.
It is good that you keep on researching new things for your news articles. However, what if anything goes wrong while publishing your article? What if the electronic media publishes something disparaging about you? And, to top it up, what if the publishing party doesn’t bother to respond when you ask for content removal or compensation?
Yes, such situations are prevalent, these days. Thus, you may want some legal advice on this matter. The right reputation management person is the reputation manager. Is it possible to legally pull down the offensive content from other’s website?
While it is challenging to remove the negative content published online, it isn’t impossible. Thinking and taking a smart move is what it takes!
In the past decade, Google dominion has changed a lot. Nothing seems impossible now, especially on the World Wide Web (WWW) platform. Let us see below what we should do to remove news articles published with scandalous, vilifying or slanderous content.
You can get rid of negative news articles from search engines such as Google if you publish it on the first page. If you publish the content in latter pages, then removing them will be tough.
You may remove the negative links from various popular websites at a nominal price. But, it may take some bucks, follow-up and some time if you are working on already pushed-down, yet published links.
Factors to consider when removing negative links!
We should consider a plethora of factors when determining the possibilities of removing negative content, stories or links:
The first step is to recognise the negative, libellous, and mudslinging language used online. Make sure that you identify the page that contains malicious and derogatory language.
Next step is to know that how old is the information? Is then news or is the news story out-dated or inaccurate? Unless you are not too sure about the proximity of the news or the publisher, you cannot identify the negatives. Be sure that your content is typecast as a “negative content” or a “negative news article.”
Acquaint yourself with User Contribution Policy and Google’s Content so that you do not face any issues. Though there are always those legal ways to ensure the steps that you’re going to take.
Keep everything in Black & White. Take numerous screenshots and compile every single link. Have trusted family and friends that can create as many as various supporting documentation. It should be in your favour so that you can get through this mess.
Contact either of the three – Google, Webmaster or Organization, which has published the content. Request them to remove the negative content. This will also make them aware that you’re not a novice.
Consult an expert (defamation removal attorney.) This is in case if you do not find a formal channel for content removal.
Request the publisher’s website to remove the defamatory search result from the Internet.
Ask the webmaster of the company to make changes, the way you want it. You can also ask them to remove all the remove negative content stated about your article.
Still, if you’re not able to pull it off well or unable to get through it, you’d surely require the help of a reputation manager to clear off the mess.
Taking the Legal Break-Through!
Have been a victim of any mudslinging article about you? Has your work been published with some libellous remarks/feedback? If yes, then consult your legal advisor instead of the reputation management expert. He will guide you in a better way.
On occasions when negative content is not removed, or the webmaster is delaying removal, you may contact the defamation team and removal lawyer. Also, consider the below aspects before filing any complaint with the lawyer.
Is there libellous, defamatory, or inflammatory language in the article comments?
Is the news out-dated or incorrect (the one that is published)? It is important to note that you not only be aware of the nature of the news but also whether it is false or true.
Does the article offer illegal, libellous, offensive or defamatory responses?
Is the website illegally using your name or likeness? Is all this happening without your consent?
Are the companies profiting with using the libellous/offensive content?
Does the content information infringe trademark and copyright laws?
Does the inappropriate content discuss minors (children 18 years or below)?
Are there any personal details or information published?
(This may include your personal IDs. They are social security number, driver’s license, banking or credit card information.)
You can demand content correction, amendment, retraction or deletion. This is if you prove that the published content is malicious/false and written about you. The most significant factor is to determine that the news published is legitimate and factual. Then, you must figure out who the publisher/webmaster/ organisation is.
Post removal of this negative content from the page, you must make sure that it is thoroughly done. Double-check with the webmaster so that there isn’t a room for confusion. Factually, it becomes a little too difficult and gruelling to remove the negatives. And at the same time, this leads to the negative publicity of your product/company/work. Get rid of this completely by hiring a reputation management expert who can thoroughly look into the matter.
The only way to remove negative content online is to get through the company/webmaster that has published the false article. In general, webmasters do not even have the policy to remove/edit content that is already published. However, you can get in touch with the reputation management expert. Seek legal advice or help, and get the negative content removed from the internet.