my DIGITAL FOOTPRINT

CP2 ~Addy Abner

What is a digital footprint ?

a digital footprint is the word used to describe the trail, traces or "footprints" that people leave online.


(traces of personal information about yourself available to others online.)

Digital footprint statistics!

according to https://uoedigitalfootprint.wordpress.com


  • 70% of Facebook users log on daily, including 43% who do so several times a day.
  • LinkedIn is the only major social media site where there are more users age 30-49 than 18-29
  • Online women continue to dominate Pinterest – 44% use the site, compared with 16% of men
  • 77% of social media-using teens say people are less authentic and real on social media


  • Thirty-seven percent of companies use social networks to research potential job candidates according to a 2012 study from career builder.

11 TIPS FOR STUDENTS TO MANAGE THEIR DIGITAL FOOTPRINTS

1. Use Privacy Settings

2. Keep A List Of Accounts

3. Don’t Overshare

4. Use A Password Keeper

5. Google Yourself

6. Monitor Linking Accounts

7. Use A Secondary Email

8. You Don’t Need 12 Email Addresses

9. Sending Is Like Publishing–Forever

10. Understand That Searches Are Social

11. Use Digital Tools To Manage Your Footprint

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REMEMBER WHAT YOU DO ONLINE IS PERMENANT