Digital Footprint Awareness

Always be aware!

What are digital footprints?

Digital footprints are tails of data you create while using the internet. this could be visiting different websites, or creating different profiles. You can also leave digital footprints unintentionally. Anything you post would then be apart of your digital footprints!

Who has digital footprints?

Everyone has digital footprints. You get digital footprints from posting on social media to looking for something on amazon. Sometimes you can't avoid some of those footprints because they were added by a friend or family member.

Are digital footprints bad?

Digital footprints can be bad. If you are doing you are not suppose to or something illegal you will most likely be able to find it on the internet somehow. when you apply for a job and the boss is trying to find information about you, he/she will most likely Google your name and will be able to find your digital footprints.

Things you should know.

To avoid digital footprints, you will have to also avoid all social media and any accounts you have to create, even credit cards.


- Colleges do look on the internet to find out about new students. Also, when applying for a job, employers do look for you too.

- Trying to hide your digital footprints doesn't work. they stay online forever even if you have deleted them off of social media.

- When creating profiles put simple information on it about yourself and watch what you post!

- Build yourself a positive image.

How to avoid digital footprints?

To avoid digital footprints, you will have to also avoid all social media and any accounts you have to create, even credit cards.