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FTC Says “Yes” To Facebook Activity Inclusion in Background Checks

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has just given Social Intelligence Corp the go ahead to include Facebook profile activity in its background checks when screening employees. You now have another reason to check your privacy settings. According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Social Intelligence Corp, has been given the legal thumbs up to archive seven years' worth of your Facebook posts. These archives will be used by SIC as part of their background checking service for job applicants.

Very interesting concept for anyone looking for a job. Hopefully you have not posted anything in last 7 years to cause a problem. Yea, right like this is not true. I am having a tough time with this one, what does my social, out of work life have to do with with job.  Well luckily I work for myself and never post to Facebook...

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