What's Your Digital Footprint?
Discover Your Online Identity
What is a Digital Footprint?
(Free online dictionary for words, phrases and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology.)
Remember: What You Do online is Permanent.
Social media lets the world hear your voice in conversations that matter to you
- Comment on articles and blog covering topics important to you
- Share thoughts on the Facebook pages of your favorite shows and causes
- Tweet insights during news events
- Join Twitter chats about topics you care about
- Engage in Twitter backchannel conversations to make meaning of lectures
- Comment on the videos that inspire and teach you
Stand Behind Your Words
THINK...before you post!
Remember even if you don't use your real name, you are still legally responsible for your actions and the same consequences exist.
Social Media Trends in College Admissions
That doesn’t mean that social media can’t hurt an applicant. That same Kaplan survey found that 37% of admission officers have found things online that could negatively affect an applicant – mostly illegal activity like underage drinking, other criminal offenses, or inappropriate posts or behavior.
Think before you POST!! Your digital footprint is PUBLIC and PERMANENT!