It can be easy to forget that with how much we do on the Internet everything we do can be watched and cataloged; online tracking is a very real thing and it can affect any user.
Everything someone does on the Internet, from checking their email, to logging in on Facebook to reading a favorite news site can be tracked, documented and stored. To help remind us how easy it is to be watched over the Internet, backgroundcheck.com has put together this online tracking infographic that shows not only how everything we do online is tracked, but why and what you can do about it.
While the tips they give may seem pretty obvious to the tech-savvy, it’s useful for more casual people to know how to disable cookies, installing https protocols and downloading ad blockers. Online tracking is a real thing, and it’s uncomfortable to know how accessible information about all of us is.