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Articles tagged with: federal trade commission

Google Hires 12 Lobbying Firms Amid Antitrust Probe

Facing an antitrust investigation and ongoing congressional scrutiny, Google announced on Friday that it is hiring 12 new lobbying firms.

“We have a strong story to tell about our business and we’ve sought out the best talent we can find to help tell it,” a Google representative said in a statement.

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.