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Posts Tagged ‘online identity’

Why The Digital You Matters [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that almost half of the world’s internet users are now active on social media sites? One billion of us are using Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and/or LinkedIn, and the rapid growth in this global phenomenon is showing absolutely no signs of slowing down.

Indeed, the audience is getting younger and younger – some 82 percent of children have some kind of internet presence before the age of two – and your online identity has never been more important for getting into school, finding a job or simply meeting people.

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45% Of Visitors Use Twitter To Connect To News Websites. Why? Because It’s Safer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Gigya, a company that provides technology that wraps the most popular social networking APIs (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and others) into a single API, have created an interesting infographic that looks at the different online IDs that many people use to sign on to other websites via those oh-so convenient connect buttons.

But just how safe are these buttons? And how much of your online identity are you exposing?

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Twitter’s Evan Williams On The Five Easy Pieces Of Online Identity

Over on his personal blog, Twitter’s Evan Williams has written a very detailed post that compiles his thoughts on what he calls The Five Easy Pieces Of Online Identity.

It’s a lengthy read, but worth a moment of your time as there might be clues here about the direction Williams is taken with his new (and currently very hush-hush) start-up project.

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