This is part of Edudemic’s Staying Safe Online series. We will be periodically publishing guides and helpful bits of information to keep you thinking about how to stay safe among all those bits and bytes.
Do you like having your identity stolen? Would you like your reputation to be tarnished? Both of those things can happen in the blink of an eye online. Lucky for you,managing your online reputation is not as daunting a task as bouncing back from identity theft. (Check out our Ultimate Guide to Online Privacy for more on identity theft.)
It’s gotten easier and easier for hackers and others with less-than-savory intentions to take you down. So how do you guard your online e-reputation? It’s never been more important to know the basics when you’re frequenting social media sites and other places people store their information.
Assembled by digital marketing firm KBSD, the infographic below has tons of tips, techniques and information about what companies and individuals are looking for inside your personal profiles and social information, and what you can do to show off your best side to those who might want to find out unflattering things about you. It’s not too late to protect yourself and polish up your online image.