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Practicing Egosurfing will help you manage your online presence an image better

Marcel Badia Roig

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Have you ever googled yourself? Well, you should know that you are incurring in an action called egosurfing. You may do it unprepared; however, searching for you on Google has more relevance than you imagine. Next, we present everything about this practice.

What is self surfing?
When we talk about egosurfing, we refer to a neologism used to designate the practice of self-investigation on the Internet. Knowing the information that exists about you on the network can help you control what is said and try to eliminate certain negative data that can harm you.

On the Internet, few things are forgotten. Over the years, it is easy to retrieve information from a person, even if it has changed over time. Therefore, it is important that you practice egosurfing to take care of the publications you make, as well as those made by third parties about you.

¿How can you egosurf?
If you want to find and control all the information on the network about you, then how about using these techniques:

Google search. It is as simple as writing your name in the search engine, allowing you to do a first search in the images, videos and news sections.
Perform more accurate searches. It is recommended to accompany your name in the search bar with more detailed information. For example, place the “ entrepreneur Marcel Badia». This way, the search engine will have less trouble finding you.
Search on social networks. You may not have correctly configured your profile privacy, creating security breaches. Well, by doing a quick search for your name you can detect false profiles that are impersonating your identity.
Also do a search for the username of your social media accounts. These may show additional results about you that you had not considered in your fingerprint.
Google Alerts. This tool developed by Google sends email notifications every time the keywords indicated are published. In this case, it can alert you and help you control the use of your personal data.

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Marcel Badia Roig

Marcel’s goal is to help connect the global and entrepreneurial community networks to engage with each other and have a positive impact on their lives.