For those of us who grew up during the early days of the internet or even before it became widely available, there's a lot of reason to feel some relief about that fact nowadays.
Namely, the fact that all of the embarrassing things we did and said as young teenagers aren't a matter of instant public record. Even if they exist online, they do under a pseudonym on a now-obscure forum, rather than being attached to our real names on a public social media profile.
However, that's not the case for those who first entered the world after the new millennium. And while it's not unheard of for the things this generation said when they were younger and dumber to resurface years later, it's doubly likely for those who all but grew up in the public eye.
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