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After completing this lesson you will be able to:
• Examine a person’s digital footprint, by learning how to connect profile information and activity across social media
• Check who registered a website and
• Protect your own personal privacy on different social networks

In this lesson, we will be focusing on the second element of the checklist: source.
Provenance: ARe you looking at the original piece of content?
• Source: Who created the piece of content?
• Date: When was the piece of content captured?
• Location Where was the piece of content captured?
• Motivation: Why was the piece of content captured?