Dear students, what you post can wreck your life – The Conversation

Your profile will very likely be scrutinized by college admissions officers and employers. According to CareerBuilder’s 2017 social media recruitment survey, social media screening is through the roof:

600 percent increase since 2006 in employers using social media to screen
70 percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates
34 percent of employers found online content that caused them to reprimand or fire an employee