Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Blog U: Getting Active Online - Final Thoughts

Getting Active Online (Part 4)

In an increasingly wired culture, you probably find yourself spending more and more time online – for work, for fun, for shopping, and more. Wouldn’t it be great if you could effortlessly transform some of that time into powerful activism? These simple steps listed below will help you to become an activist on the internet – the easy way.

Crafting Your ONLINE IDENTITY


It is important to be a savvy when deciding how you want to present yourself in the public sphere of the internet. Increasingly, employers and universities’ admissions committees evaluate an individual’s online presence as a part of their decision-making process.

The Way Back Machine: Did you know that the internet is being archived daily? Unlike what happens in Vegas, what happens on the internet stays on the internet, forever – and is publicly available and accessible for years to come.

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