Employers Screen Applicants by Going on Facebook
SEATTLE (AP) - Be careful what you say on social networking sites.
Some employers are screening job applicants by going on Facebook, and they're asking applicants for their Facebook usernames and passwords.
The practice seems to be more common among public agencies, especially those looking to fill law enforcement positions.
George Washington University law professor Orin Kerr says it's like "requiring someone's house keys."
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