Why you need to Google yourself—right now

As it turns out, ‘egosurfing’ isn’t as vain or shallow as we once thought. In fact, it’s a smart move in protecting yourself and your privacy.

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But not anymore.

As luck would have it, the egosurfer‘s bad rap might be as unjust as Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber not qualifying for the all-around competition. In fact, according to this infographic from BackgroundCheck.org, Googling yourself is just the starting point in protecting your online reputation from Internet predators.

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