Managing your online identity

For a long time I thought a lot about my online identity.  By this I don’t mean “What do people think of me online” or “Could I become a victim of identity theft”, but more “How visible am I on the internet”.  I thought a lot about it mostly because I didn’t want people to be able to google my name and find out a whole lot about me.  I wanted to be invisible and anonymous on the internet.  I have heard so many stories about bosses googling their employees, potential employers googling their candidates, girlfriends googling their boyfriends, etc.   Search engines make it possible for employers to scour all manner of digital dirt to vet employees. Online profile company CEO Tim DeMello fired an intern after he discovered that on the intern’s Facebook profile he divulged that while at Ziggs he would “spend most of my days […]

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