Internet users are becoming more aware of their own digital footprint. 47% have searched for information about themselves online, up from just 22% five years ago. However, few monitor their online presence with great regularity. Just 3% of self-searchers report that they make a regular habit of it and 74% have checked up on their digital footprints only once or twice.

60% of Internet users say they are not worried about how much information is available about them online, and most do not take steps to limit that information.

Why not google your own name today to see what information is available online?

Learn more by reading the Pew/Internet report “Digital Footprints: Online identity management and search in the age of transparency.

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