10 Most Dangerous Online Mistakes You’re Probably Making

You Don’t Google Yourself

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10. You Don’t Google Yourself

It seems vain, but everyone should Google themselves at some point to see what comes up in a search for their name. Employers will usually search for a potential employee’s name to make sure nothing shady comes up such as incriminating photos, news articles, or websites.

Pretty much anything you put on the internet will stay there, unless you ask for it to be taken down and even then there are companies who will charge you astronomical amounts to do just that. If for some reason something unsavory does show up, you can move it further down in the search results by participating on websites that have a high SEO ranking.

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