March 16, 2023 (updated). August 31, 2018 (Written)
Our ever-increasing dependence on the online world means that we have all come across with absolutely irrelevant search results from who knows where. Unfortunately, these less than flattering results appear when others search for us without our knowledge. Regardless of whether they are intentionally trying to harm one’s reputation or not, the fact remains that they are there, whether you like it or not.
There are many irrelevant spam sites that scraped content from legitimate sites, presenting it as valid when in fact it is not. Some sites may contain malware or viruses when you click on them. Thus, we ask consumers to be cautious and vigilant, to practice discernment about what is relevant and what’s not, especially with regard to purchases of any items online. Neither the artist nor this site (yukiokeviniraha.com) administrator solicits for money by any means.
We have listed the comprehensive sites the artist has had linked to. Bear in mind that discontinuing accounts may or may not have been the artist's choice but could have been the sites' decision as well. They change over time. Please refer to this list and ignore other sites and links which have nothing to do with the artist.
With the increase of ever evolving technologies, so too is an increase in various forms of deception and irrelevancy. Perpetrators are there to trick artists and art buyers alike.
Yukio Kevin Iraha now stamped with a special mark on the back of each piece of artworks. Along with the mark, each piece of artwork will accompanies an official certificate of authenticity to indicate its legitimacy upon purchase of item if necessary. This, however, excludes any digital media such as digital photos or art, due to its reproduction capabilities. While artist do not disprove reproductions or digital forms of art, anyone ability to falsify, misrepresent, or abuse one's work or reputation is not permissible by any means. Please be very careful of counterfeits, especially whenever monetary transactions are required. Please refer to the links in the Notes section of the official website with regards to the validity of the artist's associations.
May 18, 2023 (updated)
Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts have been deactivated. This is primarily in the hope of having better traffic to the official website. Our sincere appreciation to each and every one who supported and followed the artist's accounts. If you've come across with anything close to the artist's name: Yukio Kevin Iraha, Yukio Iraha or Kevin Iraha on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter via search engines, most likely it's a fake account and has nothing to do with the artist. If it's legitimate information, whether show announcements, news, etc. linked to other social media accounts will be announced as valid on the webpage as updates.
While the internet can be helpful tool and one of the fastest ways for promoting sales and or events, it can also invite nuisances which one never thought of. Please be cautious and extremely vigilant about any online scams, misleading content, or false information that can be found on online. Trolls, bullies and scammers are all out there to make online experiences unpleasant as possible. Whatever they post online or nuisances they cause tells a lot about who they really are than whomever they are attacking. If you feel you've experienced cyber harassment, we've listed helpful links and articles below for a reference to keep in mind.