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Originally posted by nixie_nox
reply to post by soficrow
It doesn't matter, they are not even ALLOWED to ask for personal information.Voluntary or not.
Much less tell you that it is a choice but you won't do as well in the interview.
Interviewers are not allowed to ask you personal information whatsoever. They are not allowed to ask you if your married, have children, what health issues you have, nothing.
It is blatantly illegal and I am sure they will be hearing from the Feds.
edit on 6-3-2012 by nixie_nox because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by marg6043
I don't have an account with any social media at all and never will.
Interesting that while my husband works for the government, every year when his security clearance comes due for review within the questions and answers he most write, includes any E-mail accounts that are not related to government site
But it doesn't stop there, it also includes me that have nothing to do with his job.
I tell him that my E-mail is none of the government business, so far he just answer that he don't have any E-mails beside the government one.
No problems so far.
Originally posted by MountainLaurel
Looks like Facebook is being seen as a pretty effective tool to "profile" people.
Originally posted by relocator
Oh just wait for the time when not having a Facebook Account is going to make you look like you have something to hide by not having one. You'll be branded as untrustworthy and suspious.
If your old I guess you really don't give a crap who knows what. You know how old people are. They will say anything. I don't give a crap because there so old whose going to tell them anything. There so old what cha going do? lol Unless your a bunch of ole men from GA planning to throw ricin out a window going down the highway. They'll come and get you but hell that would go for anyone doing something like that.
So maybe one day it's just old people on FB because there too old to care....lol
Young people will need to become professional hackers so they can protect there privacy.
Hint: If you can learn the system. You can beat it.
Originally posted by soficrow
State agencies, colleges demand applicants' Facebook passwords
redtape.msnbc.msn.com(visit the link for the full news article)
If you think privacy settings on your Facebook and Twitter accounts guarantee future employers or schools can't see your private posts, guess again.
Employers and colleges find the treasure-trove of personal information hiding behind password-protected accounts and privacy walls just too tempting, and some are demanding full access from job applicants and student athletes.
In Maryland, job seekers applying to the state's Department of Corrections have been asked during interviews to log in
Originally posted by AussieDingus
Here's 2 possible solutions to the problem................
1. Don't use Facebook in the first place ?
2. Give them your current password and immediately go and change it to a new one ?
Just a thought !
Originally posted by jmotley
This is why you set up 2 accounts. One you do all your dirt and the other is where you can be friends with people from work and behave yourself. Its sad its come to this but we have allowed it to get to this point.
Originally posted by nixie_nox
That is completely illegal. I am sure we will see this in court soon.edit on 6-3-2012 by nixie_nox because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by MissPoovey
I also killed my facebook account years ago. 2006 I think.
Recently I bought a smartphone. Then found out it was all "googled up" and returned it. Then after figuring out how to prevent most of the google following, repurchased the phone.
Now I am amazed at the privacy rules on the Ap's. I have no Applications because I refuse to allow the Ap. to know everything and do everything.
The most innocent application wants to be allowed to know all my contacts, be able to adjust my settings and control my phone remotely... what is up with that?
Sorry... did not mean to derail the thread.