Digital Citizenship Backgrounder
What is a Digital Footprint?
Children and Youth Technology Use
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Engaging in a Digital World
Viewing and Creating Media
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What is a
Video from Digital Natives
Below are some resources to
in understanding what a Digital Footprint is.
featured web resources:
Digital Tattoo: Assess Yourself
This website was created by students at the University of British Columbia. Learn more about your "digital tattoo" and learn how you can make smart choices that protect your online profile.
How to erase yourself from the Internet
If you ever feel the need to downsize your digital presence, here are some tips, starting with deleting your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn accounts. There are additional tips for removing yourself from other accounts.
What is Your Data Footprint?
Work through the questions about how you use your smartphone to find out what kind of data footprint you may have.
Building your Brand: Establishing a Positive Online Presence
This is two-page tip sheet created to help youth manage their online identity.
TED: Juan Enriquez: Your online life, permanent as a tattoo
In this six minute TED talk about online life, Enriquez shares insight from the ancient Greeks to help us deal with our new “digital tattoos.”
Take charge of your online reputation
This Microsoft resource page has tips for evaluating and managing your online reputation. The page includes a video, as well.
Clean up your Digital Footprint
This quick infographic has tips for cleaning up your digital footprint. You can download a printable version or access a version with hyperlinks.
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