Facebook Can Affect Your Getting Hired [Infographic]
Although New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner provided an extraordinary example of how social media can affect a potential job, your future employment, too, could be derailed by what you post online. With approximately 889 million active monthly users, Facebook effectively shares information. But it’s problematic as to the potential loss of privacy. Lawyers.com has reported on multiple legal problems of Facebook users in divorces, in other litigation, on the job and even with the police.
The WebpageFX infographic below shows how potential employers use social media to check out job applicants. It also documents some Facebook missteps over the years in violating users’ privacy.