WHAT IS DIGITAL FOOTPRINT ?
Digital Footprint is a trail or trace felt behind by someone online.
WHY IS DIGITAL FOOTPRINT IMPORTANT ?
Anything enter in cyber space is automatically saved before and after its deleted. Later on in life some thing you have done in the past that may have seem as if it wasn't serious could prevent you from many opportunities. When going to apply for a job, people search your name online for background checks and any information to find out what kind of person you are. They also check social media , although your page maybe private there is a special web base provided for them to use for these reasons.
KEEP A POSITIVE FOOTPRINT .....
- Be cautious of what you engage in online
- Make sure that you don't post anything bias or harmful
- Keep your personal life off line
DON"T SHARE YOUR PASSWORDS WITH ANYONE .... IT CAN PUT YOU AT RISK OF BEING HACKED BY SOMEONE
ARE YOU A CYBERBULLY ?
Whether you know it or not you could be a bully which can get you in serious trouble. To be safe make sure you don't make any negative comments about someone or post unwanted pictures of someone. Instead of engaging in negative activity to please others online post positive things that can be motive or change other people perspectives on trending topics.
HAVE YOU ALREADY DAMAGED YOUR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT ?
Try your best to recover your reputation by posting other things. If you have some unwanted pictures of yourself talk to an authority maybe you can get them removed some how.