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What We’re Reading: Social Media Privacy

social media privacy

This week we’re reading about social media privacy policies in employee recruitment, hiring, referrals and workplace behavior. Some employers use social media in selecting job candidates by researching individuals prior to hiring or rejecting them. Other employers require access to employees’ social media accounts. Either way, companies want to access more personal information about job seekers and employees; social media is a great way to go about doing so. However, employers must recognize privacy policies and social media risk while exercising the usage of social media in human resource functions.

In unrelated news, ISIS is targeting, recruiting and radicalizing children on social media. Despite the implementation of the UK government’s anti-radicalization program, British children are still at risk of seduction into violent extremism.

Check back in a few weeks for more of what the foxes are reading!