In the security info that Brazil in My Eyes and I share, there is a portion dedicated to protecting your online presence. It’s a good idea to Google yourself and see what shows up. This morning, I did just that. Nothing surprising. But then I decided to click on “images” to see what photos are associated with my name.
There were some pictures I know are public images. However, not so far down I came across a photo of a girl on the beach in an embarrassing, awkward and kind of disgusting situation. If one didn’t know better, one could assume the girl in the picture is me. In one click I assessed what happened. I had “liked” a public photo posted on Facebook by one of my favorite fellow bloggers at some point in time.
So the moral to this story is be aware that if you like a photo, it could come up if someone does a search for you.
The first one to guess, in the comments of this post, which Brazil blogger posted the funny, yet offensive photo I liked wins a copy of my book, American Exbrat in Sáo Paulo (if you already have a copy, I’ll gift it to the person of your choice). FYI – there is a clue in the tags of this post…