Did you know that when you post a comment or share information on a web page, it is potentially visible for the whole world to see? Watch the video below, from Common Sense Media, for an introduction to the Digital Footprint.
It is important for you to be aware of the kind of information you post online. What you write on a piece of paper and recycle is gone for the most part. What you write or post online doesn't go away. View this short video of "Eva", who learned through experience about the impact of our digital footprints.
Just as we have certain expectations in the real world for how we behave, the digital world has those same expectations. Take a look at this video from BrainPop about digital etiquette: