How often do you search the Internet for yourself? If you’re like most Americans, the answer is: not often enough. That’s bad because what you find when you do will likely surprise you, and not necessarily in a good way.
Those are the findings of a new survey of 1,000 U.S. adults sponsored by the domain extension Domain.me. Among respondents, 24 percent of adults in general–and 43 percent of Millennials–said they’d been negatively affected by information about them online. When they did search themselves, 20 percent found inaccurate information, about 33 percent found their content had been shared without permission, and 12 percent said they were unpleasantly surprised at what they found. Read full article here.