Your digital identity is the sum of every interaction you have on the internet. From the information you share with your friends and netizens, to what you consume off it. General or personal. Innocuous or sensitive. Willingly or unwillingly. In real life, you get to decide whom you choose to share your information with. You determine the terms and conditions of that relationship, when you lock that door, you enjoy privacy on your terms.
So why should your privacy be compromised online?
On the internet the odds may not always be in your favour
Stop Google from storing your data:
Stop your phone from storing your data (Android):
Stop your phone from storing your data (iPhone):
iOS 14 allows you to share your general location, instead of your precise location. Enable this by going to Settings > Privacy > Location Services and then check the settings for apps that have access to your location.
If you have an Android device, open the Settings app:
Choose which permissions you want the app to have, like Camera or Phone
If you have an iOS device: