What's Your Digital Footprint?
Discover your online identity!
What is a digital footprint?
On the Internet a digital footprint is the word used to describe the trail, traces or "footprints" that people leave online. This is information transmitted online, and can be gathered from online forms, e-mails and attachments, pictures or videos shared online, and any other form of online information sharing. All of these things leave traces of personal information about yourself available to others online.
Online and Social Networking Trends for College Admissions Officers
29% of hiring managers say online discoveries led to candidates landing a job. Here's why...
What do colleges and universities look for online?
26% of college admissions officers use Facebook or other social networking pages to research an applicant.
27% of college admissions officers have Googled an applicant to learn more about them.
35% of those who Googled candidates discovered something that negatively impacted their application.