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FTC Approves Seven-Year Storage Of Social Media Data

The Federal Trade Commission approved background check companies to screen job applicants based on their Internet photos and postings. This means that any of your online activity, whether through Twitter, Facebook, blogs, etc. is “free game” for background check companies and your future employer to check out.

Maybe you think that all it takes is a few deactivations, a click here, a click there, and you’re ready to apply for that new summer internship? Unfortunately for some, Social Intelligence Corporation (a background check company) can keep your postings for up to seven years.

Google Spying On Employees-Comes To An End

Plenty of employees are work at a job where they have internet access. Although your employer has this set up so you can search the web for business related use, most poeple use the internet at work to look up non job related topics. People either use the web to check their Facebook, Twitter, personal e-mail or even where they are going to eat that evening. There is a grey area of what is used for personal and business use when it comes to the internet. A lot of companies restrict their employee’s web access and check to see what they have been pulling up on the web while they are at work.