Every Click Leaves A Crumb

Be a Smart Cookie

Going online leaves digital footprints, similar to crumbs falling from a cookie. As our hero downloads content, searches Google, or interacts with others on social media, crumbs fall. These crumbs are then gathered by the tracker mice (third parties & data brokers) Watch and learn tips to becoming a Smart Cookie online!

Episode 1: Your Online Profile Adds Up

Meet Chip and see how his interactions on the computer lead to him losing crumbs of personal information that add to his permanent online profile. Remember that the tracker mice (third parties and databrokers) take your information to create your online profile! 

Episode 2: You Share More Than You Know

See Chip and see how his interactions with online video games add to his online profile and to friends' and family members' online profiles. Remember that the tracker mice (third parties and databrokers) take your information and information about others that you share online!  

Episode 3: The Internet Never Forgets

Watch Chip as he skips school and posts about his adventure on social media. Remember that the tracker mice (third parties and databrokers) take your information, which can lead to others knowing this information, effecting your future goals and dreams. The Internet and your online profile is permenant!

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* K12PricacyTeam is funded by the National Science Foundation

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