Quick Study: Google’s Rep the Best; Social Media Monitoring Rises; Video Explodes on Media Sites; Small Biz Big Socially

â–¶ Corporate Reputation On the Rise: The 2011 Harris Interactive Reputation Quotient (RQ) Study shows that despite scandals, recalls and economic crises, public perception of corporate America has improved. Sixteen companies achieved an RQ score over 80, which suggests an “excellent” reputation, a substantial increase from the six companies that achieved excellence last year. Google ranks number one, replacing Berkshire Hathaway, which fell to fourth place. Johnson & Johnson took second place, followed by 3M Company. Other findings: