Ego Surfing: Guilty as Charged

Another new report from Pew Internet and American Life finds that almost half of Internet users (47%) have searched for information about themselves online. I’ve done it. It’s sort of interesting, actually. For example, did you know that I hold the Colorado high school record for longest field goal? OK, I guess someone else must share the same name as I, but it’s cool to think of the possibility…

Funny thing is, most online adults (61%) don’t really do much to limit the amount of information about them online. Is this one of those cases when we tell our youth “do as I say, not as I do?”


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