It's the second time I've talked about how social media tools could be used to turn your life into your own personal horror movie.
Posts Tagged ‘Privacy’
The economy sucks and employers are just looking for excuses to trim the fat. Especially true if that fat isn't attached the company yet. One of the fastest ways to be rejected from a new job or to be fired from your current job is to leak sensitive or objectionable information on your Facebook profile. Never mind that social media spying is unethical in its own right, no, no, it rests squarely on our shoulders to carry the burden of witless and mistrusting employers.
Connor Riley's story is one that will likely stick with her for the rest of her life, thanks to one inconsiderate Cisco fan's tweet and Connor's own over-reaction to the situation. It's not one that has to HAUNT her. In fact, Connor has already taken the first steps to own this "crisis" and turn it into something not so haunting. Good for her! Too bad that lesson came with such a huge pricetag.