Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Digital Footprint - Class Discussion

Helping Students Not Trip On Their Digital Footprints
Your digital footprint is a lot about using common sense online as you would off-line.  It's important that we think before we act, the same is true with what we post online.  Your digital footprint is a reflection of you are.  You may want to think about protecting your digital footprint.

TedTalks Juan Enriquez: Your online life, permanent as a tattoo - Electronic Tatoos 


Digital Footprint Video | Common Sense Media
Video 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DinW62zlWcc 


Video 2 http://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/digital-footprint 


Listed below are a few pointers.
  • Social Smarts: Be mindful about what you are posting on your social network channels.
  • Longevity: Remember, What one does online stays online.
  • Privacy is the best Policy - You may want to consider only allowing those people you know in rea life you have access to your personal informatinon.
  • Stay Clean: Posting inappropriate pictures or posts online sends a very negative message about you.

    Remember your reputation, whether online or in real life!


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