Managing Your Digital Profile
You're out there. Somewhere. Somehow. You have a digital profile. Whether it's your business profile on LinkedIn, your posts on Facebook, or your random (or perhaps daily) Tweets, the digital you is out there in bits and bytes. So, it stands to reason that you might have an interest in managing that profile. Here are some things you can do to make that profile as accurate as you want it to be.
The digital business you.
LinkedIn is a common place for professionals to connect. And a common place to make missteps. LinkedIn compiled a list of 2013's Most Overused Buzzwords (in LinkedIn profiles) to help you avoid looking "overused" yourself. You can view them on this handy infographic.
The digital friendly you.
Facebook runs a page dedicated to Privacy. But remember to check this page every few months, because Facebook updates their privacy controls often. As you can imagine, it's an ever-moving target.
And here are some tips on how to take control of your Facebook privacy.
Twitter's Help Center has a world of information to help you manage your digital profile on the popular messaging platform.
Want to go a little further off the grid?
The Guardian has written a helpful article on Internet Security. This might be a little extreme for most of us, but it does offer options to help you manage the digital you.