Digital Footprint

Melody Owens

What is a Digital Footprint?

Digital Footprint is the word used to describe the footprints people leave behind on the internet.

Maintaining a Digital Footprint

Ways of Maintaining a Digital Footprint

  • Protect your personal information and keep all of your passwords safe.
  • Think about what you're going to post before you post it. It can make you look bad.
  • Look yourself up on Google .
  • Limit yourself on social media because you don't want to have too many social media accounts.

Internet Safety

Knowledge of maximizing the user's personal safety and security risks to private information and property associated with using the internet.

How to be Safe on the Internet

  • Never give your personal information to people you met on the Internet.
  • Make sure to change your password on the regular.
  • Tell your parents if someone is bothering/ harassing you on social network.
  • Never post inappropriate things about you or other people.

Statisitics

  • A lot of kids when they get their first electronic device will be exposed to many inappropriate sites.
  • Many kids will lie about their age online.
  • People tend to give their numbers or personal information to people they met online.
  • Some teenagers meet up with people they met off the internet.
  • One in twenty-five percent of kids will send naked pictures when they are 13+.
  • Many perverts will use social network to interact with young people.