Most people don’t think that the text messages they have sent in the past are likely to affect them in the future, but think again. SF Gate recently ran a story on Oakland police officers who are being fired for sending racist private text messages in the years 2011 and 2012. Remember that you are leaving footprints, and every digital message or picture that you send is adding to your information footprint — and can be used against you.

Read the story here: S.F. Police Chief: 8 Officers Deserve Firing Over Text Messages