Cyber Footprint or Digital Footprint is a trail of data user creates while using the Internet. In includes the websites you visit, emails you send, and information you submit to online services.
The whole concept may sound scary but if managed and done right can help one in the long run.
Watch out these videos below to better understand the concept:
1. Your Digital Footprint
This video simply explains the concept of Digital Footprint and will help you understand it easily.
2. What’s in Your Digital Footprint?
This video explains how exactly we leave the digital footprint when we use internet.
3. Four Reasons to Care About Your Digital Footprint
The video gives 4 genuine reasons why one should care about the digital footprint. The video talks of online reputation, preserving freedom, online financial safety and the ability to decide the bar on sharing of the personal information.
4. Managing Your Digital Footprint
This video is a great source of information and students must watch it to understand about digital footprints and how they can manage them.
5. Privacy Student Intro Video – The Digital Footprint
Common Sense Media brings you the info you need about online ethics, managing your privacy, and respecting the privacy of others.
6. 5 Ways to Make a Positive Digital Footprint!
A must watch for teens to understand the consequences of their online activity.
7. ThinkTwice – Your Digital Footprint Matters
8. Follow the Digital Trail
A nice and very easy depiction of the concept. Can be shown to kids so that they understand the concept.
9. Digital footprints | Michelle Clark
In this talk, Michelle dives into the effects of our digital footprints, the impact they have on the user and the price we pay for global mapping.
10. What Do Your Digital Footprints Say About You? | Nicola Osborne
Digital education and social media expert Nicola Osborne encourages us to tread carefully on social media and consider what our digital footprint might reveal about us, impact us and what we can do to keep ourselves safe and right over web.
What’s your take on this important issue? How can we leave a positive digital footprint?