Your Digital Footprint
Your personal stamp on the web
What is it used for?
Things the internet that use Digital Footprints.
These websites use your digital footprint to track your daily routines and interests. shopping sites might send you an email of items similar to the ones you were viewing. If you were shopping on amazon and opened a new tab to login to Facebook, an ad may pop up showing items that were similar to the items that you were browsing. Social media can even further more use your digital footprint by showing ads, videos, and posts of things that you are interested in. Search engines use your digital footprint by keeping a history of the sites that you have visited. When you go to type something in the search engine, the engine might display suggestions of what you might be searching for.