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Want to Work for the City of Bozeman, MT? Hand Over Your Social Network Logins and Passwords

June 18, 2009View for printing

We have written quite a bit about the pitfalls of disclosing too much in your social network profiles, especially when it comes to employers accidentally stumbling over your party pictures on Facebook and MySpace.

The city of Bozeman, Montana, however, is taking this to a new level by actually asking prospective employees to disclose not just that they have profiles on Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo, Google, and YouTube, but by also asking for the usernames and passwords for these profiles.

Written by Frederic Lardinois

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