All adolescents make mistakes. One could argue that making mistakes is part and parcel of being young. However, while previous generations also made mistakes, the mistakes made by the current generation of young people are easily accessible on the internet for all to see.
Everything you do on the internet – your posts on social media sites, comments on articles or YouTube videos, the websites you visit etc., constitutes what is called your ‘digital footprint’. In today’s world, your digital footprint is extremely important because of a variety of different reasons.