So, Ben, I have told you about Digital Footprints before, right?
If you're talking about when my shoes are dirty and get the floor dirty, then yes.
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Well, they aren't but when applying for college or a job people can decline you based on your footprint. So make sure to follow the 9 rules.
No, I'm talking about the traces you leave online. Things like Insta Storys, snaps, web searches and ETC.
Oh, no. I don't think you have. It sounds scary though, kinda like someone is tracking your every move.
That is crazy! What are the rules?
Well you also have to be careful online because of other people. They can cyberbully you. They can easily take a screenshot of a post and use it aginst you.
If anyone repeatedly posts or Dm's threats, personal information, photos, and such without permission then you need to report it to any adult or social media board.
What else do I need to know?
That can help overall with safety, but you need to be a good cyber citizen.
There is one more thing that you need to make sure you do.
How do I do that?
What? Do I need to make my accounts private?
Well, you just need to be kind in general but also be respectful, watch your tone, watch what you post, protect your privacy, and be a little skeptical. Some people aren't who they say they are online.
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That sounds easy enough. Thanks for all your help!
Make sure to be kind and friendly online and tell your friends too. The more who know the better!