My Digital Footprint

Laptop,, Calendar and Books

 

After googling my name I found myself on a religious website within around 5 minutes. I also found a bunch of social media links although none of them were my own. I imagine that most people would think that my digital footprint is rather tame.

 

apple, business, computer

 

 

Your digital footprint can affect your future job in quite a few ways. For one thing, employers will often look into you to find out what kind of person they are hiring and whether or not you are productive. It might also help to either spread a positive or negative view on your life from the perspective of others.

 

background, blur, chat

 

You can keep a good digital footprint by making sure not to enter sketchy websites, avoid putting your personal information (credit card info, address, name, birthday, etc.) on the internet in any manner and thinking before posting any thing on a public page.Free stock photo of hand, apple, iphone, smartphone I think that I would tell other students to switch all of there social media accounts to private, avoid sketchy websites and to always consider who might see what you post on the internet.

 

I think that I would tell other students to switch all of there social media accounts to private, avoid sketchy websites and to always consider who might see what you post on the internet. I think that it is also good to avoid sites that are labeled “Not Secure” on the top left corner of your browser because you have a higher chance of receiving a virus from these sites.

 

All images in this post were taken from “Pexels”, a free stock photo service.

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One thought on “My Digital Footprint

  1. Thank you for sharing your commentary on how to monitor your online use and how to maintain a credible digital footprint. Below are some observations about your post:

    – The three questions regarding responsible online use are answered
    – Includes appropriate photos or media as instructed
    – pictures/sources are referenced
    – Post is completed
    Thank you,

    Mr. Robinson
    COL Teacher for ADL10
    Riverside Secondary School

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