Creating a Good Digital Footprint KYLE JOHNSON

It is very important to have a good digital footprint for numerous reasons. It can be looked at by future employers and other people. Here are some tips and ideas to make you digital footprint the best!

TO MAINTAIN A GOOD DIGITAL FOOTPRINT, GOOGLE YOURSELF EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE TO MAKE SURE THAT NO NEGATIVE OR HARMFUL THINGS ARE LISTED UNDER YOUR NAME. JUST SIMPLY SEARCH YOUR NAME. BE AWARE THAT SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES AND PAGES WILL SHOW UP IN YOUR SEARCH. GOOD SITES TO SEARCH YOURSELF IS GOOGLE, YAHOO, BING, AND MORE.

On all of your social media profiles, make sure that they are on the private setting. This means you control who you want to follow you. If they are not good, then decline or block them. This makes sure that you know exactly is following you and who is seeing your posts and feed.

Another tip to make sure you have a good social media presence and digital footprint is keep a list of your logins, usernames, and passwords. This can be helpful in case you forget or log out. Also, you should delete your old accounts. This can also avoid the situation of hackers.

STATISTICS

The following are statistics on social media and digital footprints- Only about 3% actually habit themselves to searching on the internet-40% of users say their profiles are open to anyone-19% of interviewees say they have searched for their co-workers.

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/create-positive-digital-footprint-online

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/create-positive-digital-footprint-online

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/create-positive-digital-footprint-online

videos on how to improve your digital footprint

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjE8YfYbT2I

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/digital-footprint

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