Monday, November 16, 2009

Social Media - Watch Your (Digital) Step!

I found this interesting video on the Educator's PLN. The video revolves around how employers are utilizing social media to assist in the screening of candidates for positions. By the way, college admissions officers are doing the same thing! The message for students is this - Watch where you leave your digital footprint! A poor choice on-line could limit your choices for college, for employment, for...

1 comment:

  1. It's unbelieveable the extent to which our privacy has all but disappeared. It seems that no detail is so mundane or banal that somebody, somewhere will take notice. Last week I was planning a business trip to Utah. I did a Google search for hotels near Clearfield and actually booked a hotel (though a travel agent's site) in Layton. Today I was reading an online newspaper and I receved a targetted advertisement asking if I still needed a room in gave me a very creepy feeling.