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Overheard in the interview room: What is your Facebook password?

Posted in Employee Privacy, Privacy Regulation

If you’ve missed this development of late, the word on the street is that prospective employers are not just using Google to search for whatever may be available on the Internet — they are asking applicants to provide their Facebook passwords to allow the prospective employer to peruse their Facebook page.

Our colleagues over at the Mintz Employment Matters blog have written about this and the potential risks.    Check it out before you interview that next candidate.