Digital Footprints

A digital footprint is the trail of data that is left behind by users on digital services.There are two main classifications for digital footprints: passive and active. A passive digital footprint is created when data is collected about an action without any client activation, whereas active digital footprints are created when personal data is released deliberately by a user for the purpose of sharing information about oneself.Passive digital footprints can be stored in many ways depending on the situation. In an online environment a footprint may be stored in an online data base as a "hit".
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    … Hopefully most of you already saw the announcement of our one-day conference coming in February: LocalUp Advanced. If not, here are the details: LocalUp Advanced Presented by Local U and Moz Saturday, February 7, 2015 The MozPlex, Seattle, WA $699 for Local U and Moz subscribers $999 general admission Tickets available here With so many…

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  • Don’t look now. Here come the post-Millennials

    … concerned about who is seeing their personal information and go to great lengths to try to conceal what they are doing. They are highly sensitive to who has access to their device. 4. A need for something tangible We are in a world where people really don’t own anything. Books, records, digital footprints are in The Cloud. Lefelt forecasts that post…

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