Nearly everyone has shared something they regret, whether it’s an unflattering photo or a mean-spirited comment. But even when people recognize their mistakes and delete their posts, the evidence of their activity is never truly erased. Everything you have ever shared, commented on, or accessed online is part of your permanent online identity, or digital footprint; and it can be tracked by numerous organizations.
Take a moment and think about all the ways you have used the internet over the years. Do you feel embarrassed about anything you’ve shared on social media? Have you ever regretted a negative opinion you shared online? Would you feel hesitant about sharing your search history with your colleagues or parents?Read More