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Azanne07

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Re: Employers asking for facebook users password at interview.
« Reply #45 on: March 24, 2012, 08:19:37 pm »
I will not give up my facebook password. its not even something that my finacee knows


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Re: Employers asking for facebook users password at interview.
« Reply #46 on: March 24, 2012, 11:08:34 pm »
Hell no.  :o That's got to be illegal.  That's worse than asking about your relationship/family plans.  Why would they need the password anyway?  Are they planning on stealing your identity?  Googling someone and doing a background search should be enough.

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Re: Employers asking for facebook users password at interview.
« Reply #47 on: March 24, 2012, 11:13:09 pm »
Employers are getting way out of line asking for our Facebook Passwords. No one should work for a company like that.

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Re: Employers asking for facebook users password at interview.
« Reply #48 on: March 24, 2012, 11:56:00 pm »
there is no way I would give them that information. I see no need for them to have my password.

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Re: Employers asking for facebook users password at interview.
« Reply #49 on: March 25, 2012, 12:16:18 am »
I already said my piece about the original post, but does anyone else think sites like Facebook and Twitter are becoming too involved in everything?  I know it's because of all the people that visit it, but it's like you don't exist if you don't have a Facebook account any more.

It seems like everything nowadays recommends (or requires in some instances) that you log in with Facebook.  So, someone hacks my Facebook account and not only to they have access to everything posted on Facebook, but also all the sites you used it to log in with, which most likely are listed on your profile as well.  Weren't we always told to use different passwords for sites.  Well now it seems like we are all going back to using one password to protect all the sites we use.

I mean, with the employers look at your Facebook account, they could also see that you use other sites or that you use a specific car insurance brand or whatever.  Plus, my family owns a business and I occasionally help with hiring and we aren't allowed to ask how old they are despite the fact generally high school/college students apply.  Doesn't forcing them to show you their Facebook kinda defeat that thing?  Or possibly, sexual orientation or other personal things that aren't really related to how well you can handle the job?

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Re: Employers asking for facebook users password at interview.
« Reply #50 on: March 25, 2012, 03:38:13 am »
there is no way I would give them that information. I see no need for them to have my password.

The solution is obvious; don't use social networking sites if you're applying for a job.  Delete any you already have before applying.
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Re: Employers asking for facebook users password at interview.
« Reply #51 on: March 25, 2012, 06:32:50 am »
That's ridiculous and I would tell them so. That's like asking for my computer password or bank account password, not only is it personal it's also against the terms of service. Why would they need the password anyway? Would they be posting? Either they should ask to make your profile public (not so tech-savvy are they?) or they should stop requesting such stupid things in the first place. I would tell them I would like a key to their safe as well as the security code to their household in exchange.

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Re: Employers asking for facebook users password at interview.
« Reply #52 on: March 25, 2012, 08:30:12 am »
that sad it come down to this What happen to free speech and free country. I just don not agree with it.

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