As soon as students have the ability to go online and post something, they are creating their online reputation with every piece of content that they post. Most of them will enter college, university or the workforce with an established digital trail or footprint.
Here are some good tests to apply to your actions online to ensure that you don't tarnish your online reputation.
Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use.
A digital citizen accepts and understands the rights and responsibilities of inhabiting ‘cyberspace’, including online safety.
Check your privacy settings on facebook regularly to ensure what you post is private.
Fun fact: Anything uploaded to Facebook becomes property of Facebook!
It is advisable to make your Instagram account PRIVATE to manage who can see your images.