WHAT IS A DIGITAL
A digital footprint is all of your information you have
ever posted on social media. This information is not
only seen by friends and family, but is seen and can
be found by everyone.
WHY IS THIS
It is important to understand how a digital footprint
can affect your life. There are many negative sides to
digital footprints. Things you have deleted are not
actually deleted and can be retrieved by others.
DIGITAL FOOTPRINT: a profile on Facebook or
an account on Twitter or Instagram.
NEGATIVE FOOTPRINT EXAMPLE: A
negative digital footprint is something that is on the
internet that you do not want there. This could be a
photo of you which could prevent you not getting into
university. Tt could also be information about you that
you don’t want family and friends to know.
FOOTPRINTI think you should use social media but you should be careful
while using it.
Being safe while using social media is simple. Make sure not to
give any of your passwords out to anyone.
Make sure not to post anything that could get in the way of you
not getting into university or getting a future job.
Do not many inappropriate comments since they are never
Respect other peoples digital footprint. Always have their
permission when posting a picture of them seeing as they may
not want to pos that picture.
Before posting a photo or comment, think about if you were to
hire a person and found that picture or comment on their digital
footprint would you hire them?