It’s not pretty, but one of my favorite things to share with people when I teach social media workshops is this -
Trying to remove something you’ve posted to the Internet is like trying to remove pee from a swimming pool. It isn’t going to happen.
I remember speaking to soon-t0-be college graduates not too long ago. When I suggested they clean up their social profiles before they job hunt because guess what? Your employers are checking! I saw way too many eyes grow wide.
I really dig the infographic below. It acts as your devil’s advocate during the “Post or Not to Post” process.
Do you check yourself before posting or hit ‘click’ too often without thinking?
Infographic courtesy of Onlineclasses.org