Digital Footprint and how the Internet works
Digital footprint explained and online safety tips , stay one step ahead!
Digital Footprint in a ever changing world
Our Digital Footprint is everywhere with people turning to mobile!
Digital Footprint’s are everywhere In today’s world where people lead such busy lives we have become ever more reliant on technology spending as much as 3 hours a day on the internet on mobiles and tablets I hope I can help you to be better understand your Digital Footprint, what it does and why you should care!
Digital footprint what is it?
“People who use the internet all have a digital footprint it speaks volumes about who you are!”
Digital Footprint tells a story about you
Digital footprint or digital shadow refers is what shows our digital activities online, likes, dislikes, shopping and communications that we do are all over the Internet or on digital devices telling stories about you.
Digital Footprints come in two types: passive and active. A passive digital footprint is created when data is collected without the owner knowing, whereas active digital footprints are created when personal data is released deliberately by a user for the purpose of sharing information about ourselves by means of websites or social media, managing your Digital Footprint is important!
Digital Footprint, marketers love cookies!
Cookies have been used on websites for a long time it started out as a useful way for people who built and developed websites to better understand who there audience is and to better understand them and what they want. Example If you logged into a website and had to change the language from French to English a cookie can tell the website if you return to it that this is your native language so using cookies you don’t have to select it again this is all part of our digital footprint.
Online shopping you like shoes girls, or trainers even as your into sports. Cookies tell web developers to push adverts at you based on your likes its even built into youtube, facebook and twitter this video explains ways to better understand and tips to protect yourself!
Digital Footprint, Internet Safety tips to stay safe online!
Don’t think that because your online it’s not safe treat your digital footprint as being like politicians, we need them but are not sure as to whether they will do more harm than good. We know what they say they will do if they do it or not is another question.
Think of a digital footprint as a telephone number we need it so people can get in touch this is called a IP address our personal telephone number. Online this also tells us a lot about you. Hobbies, interests where you went for lunch this is all useful information and when managed properly it’s the best marketing tool available and is important in the business sector as well as it is in our social circles to better understand peoples needs, we all have them!
Digital Footprints can be the key to your success and knowing your target audience
“Digital footprints can be used to make us more visible online, look at how Justin Bieber started with you tube its not all bad and can be great for artists.”
Back links to other sites, Press Releases, Social media and email marketing these are all part of the Search Engine optimization process and getting your digital footprint noticed.
Social Media Depression – Short film by Kerith Lemon
Can be a great marketing tool to tell us about you, who you like or dislike. This Artist has increased their digital footprint through youtube with this short film about Facebook. Social media is used by one third of the world but knowing your audience can help to determine where best to use your time!
Are you living in a insta lie short film – Social vs Reality DITCH THE LABEL
Social networking is a great way to get noticed but it is important to stay true to yourself and true to your brand as demonstrated in this film a great way to find people and relationships it has now become one of the best ways for us to build networks and make new friends.
Google Digital Garage
One of the best ways to get educated on the internet is through education not everyone has money to burn and throw at tuition fees but there are a number of free courses available which can help to give you the basics. Google produces this course online to work through at your own pace and all you need is a Gmail Account.
Understanding your digital footprint is important!
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Digital footprint is used by online marketing, knowing your Digital Footprint helps them!
E-Commerce 64.91 million was spent online with internet shopping on the world wide web in the UK according to 2016 statistics. With our pockets being constantly squeezed we get more careful with our money lets face it no one can resist a bargain,especially us Brits!
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