Might Employers Start Asking Job Applicants For Facebook Passwords?

employers asking for Facebook passwords
employers asking for Facebook passwords

The growing use of social media allows people to share all manner of experiences, no matter how mundane or ridiculous. But the ease with which individuals' adventures can be shared also raises myriad privacy concerns, not the least of which is how much information potential employers have access to.

Employers already use Google and other types of search engines to find information about job applicants, and also review social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.