WILX NBC 10 – "Digital Dirt" Liquid Web featured as an Employer

18 04 2011

http://www.LiquidWeb.com – Liquid Web’s Marketing Director, Travis Stoliker, was interviewed about using Facebook as a hiring tool. http “It’s the weekend, you might be at a bar, or celebrating with friends, but all it takes is one photo — frozen in time, circulating through cyberspace forever. “The real problem comes because particularly young people believe that the only people who see the material they post on Facebook are their friends,” said MSU Telecommunications Professor Dr. Charles Steinfield. What’s posted on the Internet stays on the Internet, and your digital dirt could come back to haunt you in real life. “You never think about when you’re on Facebook that you’re looking sometimes at people you don’t know very well, and then you have to remind yourself that people who don’t know you very well may be looking at you as well,” said MSU Junior Darcy Dittrich. Dittrich knows from experience. “I was an intern and they told me that sometimes they did check out applicants Facebook pages and they even warned me a little bit,” Dittrich said. Now she protects her profile with privacy settings for her photos and doesn’t friend users she doesn’t know — cautious about the potential for others to peep her profile. “People I didn’t know were requesting my friendship and I felt kind of uncomfortable by that and then also just learning more about how different employers can have access to your profile,” Dittrich said. Employers like Liquid Web in Delta Township. “There have been




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18 04 2011

wow!! but 90 percent of us after watching this will go to facebook and make the same mistake again and again…..

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