Auditing And Managing Your Digital Footprint

What is a Digital Footprint? A digital footprint is a trail of data you create while using the Internet. In includes thewebsites you visit, emails you send, and information you submit to online services. A “passive digital footprint” is a data trail you unintentionally leave online. For example, when you visit a website, the web server may log your IP address, which identifies yourInternet service provider and your approximate location. While your IP address may change and does not include any personal information, it is still considered part of your digital footprint. A more personal aspect of your passive digital

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Where’s the Sportsmanship in Policing Social Media?

Free Speech or Censorship? Which side of the pitch are you on? We all know that the social web has an indelible effect on your digital footprint. But what does this mean in real life, in the offline world? Well this week Sean MacCumhaill’s dual footballer David White found out. In very many cases the social web is a positive place to advance your career by building an impressive online reputation as a thought leader in your area of expertise. For the ‘celebrity’ scene it is dogged with trolls and extensive anti social media behaviour. However, in many other cases,

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First Impressions Count Online

Perfecting Digital Design According to researchers at the Missouri University of Science and Technology it takes less than two tenths of a second for an online visitor to form an opinion of your brand once they have visited your website. (entrepreneur.com) Given these statistics making a good impression should be among your top priorities when working on your web designs and social media. A company website says everything about you, so be sure to make a really good first impression. It reflects your professionalism, reliability and your products and services; and you are likely to be judged by how attractive

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‘Social Media is the new future and is ever evolving’ – Seamus Leahy, St. Patrick’s College, Thurles

  Social Media – Managing Your Online Reputation   On Friday April 4th 2014 I attended a workshop entitled “Social Media- Online Reputation & Best Practice” by Joanne Sweeney- Burke. Before the commencement of this workshop, I have to admit I was a small bit worried. I did not know what we were going to be looking at or doing. Once we stepped inside the door to this workshop, we were all told what we would be doing for the day. Joanne went through the outline of the course and we were able to see what exactly was happening. We

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