Talk to your kids about social media! It’s not just college, it can affect high school opportunities, jobs, athletic opportunities, basically, it can be as showstopper when misused. Although Governor Brown signed this law which prevents employers from asking for passwords to social media accounts, stuff like this and this can still happen.
(Mediabistro) Embarrassing and naughty Facebook posts aren’t just hurting job applicants, they’re also making it harder for prospective college students to get accepted to the university of their choice. A new study from Kaplan Test Prep shows that 35 percent of admissions officers said they discovered something during a search of applicants’ social media profiles that negatively impacted a student’s chances of getting into the school — up from 12 percent last year. Read entire story here.