Thursday, June 30, 2011

Beware of online "friends"

Some Facebook users are collectors.  They have hundreds of friends - some close and some not.  But, did you know that some people do not even know each other when they "friend" on Facebook?  Did you also know that this simple act of adding another friend to the collection could cost you a job?

Corinne Gregory of ResumeBear tells the story of a teen who unknowingly "friended" someone who was in jail and lost a job opportunity.  Read her article The unforeseen impact of online "friendships".

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