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because it's stupid to expect that potential or current employers can actually force you to give them your username/password for your account. anyone who lets an employer do that deserves whatever comes their way. FB "threatening" to sue employers who use this practice is worthless, it's never going to actually happen

Uh have you been living in the dark? It's been a common practice on the east coast with schools and jobs, google it.
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because it's stupid to expect that potential or current employers can actually force you to give them your username/password for your account. anyone who lets an employer do that deserves whatever comes their way. FB "threatening" to sue employers who use this practice is worthless, it's never going to actually happen

But it has been happening. In a number of schools and government jobs. As well as colleges wanting access to every students facebook page.
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I'm in disbelief. I can't believe Facebook did something that mildly makes sense. Or better yet make perfect sense.
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If it was a lady asking me for my login, I'd say show me your titties then. The economy is bad, they need workers.
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Good. I was planning to say I didn't have one or create a fake.
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because it's stupid to expect that potential or current employers can actually force you to give them your username/password for your account. anyone who lets an employer do that deserves whatever comes their way. FB "threatening" to sue employers who use this practice is worthless, it's never going to actually happen
It does happen. lol derp
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always remember to put "RTS" in place of your signature on all company documents regarding conduct on social media websites. the "you represent the company" BS is just that, BS
 
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You wanna go through my phone and listen to my conversations while I'm with my friends and/or family also? Maybe watch me sleep?
    
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which is why any company that has any clue as to what they are doing, give you periodic reviews that always have something that needs improvement. that way if they fire you they can just pull out your last review and say "look here, John D was told he needed to improve on his performance in x and y which he did not. that is why he was terminated"

That's right, unless you can proove that you got fired because of a "wrong reason" you are done.
post #49 of 106
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sensationalism at work here ladies and gents. Forcing employees to hand over login and passwords is NOT becoming the norm, an isolated incident here and there, and was quickly changed to shoulder surfing, which is a far cry different from requiring you to hand over usernames and passwords in order to keep your job or become hired.

Atleast they are addressing the issue before it does become a norm.
post #50 of 106
6 pages of posts and no one read the full article?

In an effort to avoid this situation, the University of North Carolina has instated a policy that forces student athletes to ‘friend’ at least one of their coaches so that they can constantly monitor what the students put online.
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