Employers ask job seekers for Facebook passwords

  1. Belahzur

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    Open for discussion.
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    Hengis Proud PCHF'er since 2004 Tech Member Elite Member

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    Holy moly - that's rich...
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    yeah...just no.
  5. Belahzur

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    I'll admit I have Facebook Hengis, but I don't use my real name there & my profile is set to unsearchable so you can't find me without knowing my name and without finding me through friends lists.
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    I guess we just have to accept (whether we think it's right or wrong), that's the way things are going...
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    Sad really. Though if people refrained from using Facebook as their soapbox, photo album for drunken nights, etc there would be nothing to "find" there with a password
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    As it says in the article, it's invasion of privacy. I'm sure the EFF would like to know about this.
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    NakedSecurity just posted their article about this and it has everyone posting about it on NS's Facebook [ironic isn't it?]

    Hand over your Facebook username and password if you want a job | Naked Security

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    God bless Facebook, I did warn you.
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    But as NS says, change the privacy settings so your not searchable and lie about it. No one can prove otherwise :)

    Personally I wouldn't take any job that wants my password.
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    I like this comment at NS
    Capt.Jack Sparrow likes this.
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    Yup like that too :mrgreen:
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    A comment from a similar thread at Whirlpool by anubis...
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    I would never give anyone my FB pass, these employers are insane