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Can Your Facebook Account Cost You Your Job?


Friday - July 13, 2012 at 07:52 am


Those of us with social media accounts, like Facebook and Twitter, are constantly warned not to post embarrassing items.  It’s now part of conventional wisdom that indiscreet posts could keep you from getting – or keeping – a job.  But are there reasons an employer might not want to look too deeply into such intimate details of an employee’s or applicant’s life?

Mike Switzer interviews Ted Gentry, a litigator and employment lawyer with the Wyche law firm in Greenville, SC.  Ted has been at Wyche over 20 years, handling litigation in federal and state courts, and advising a variety of employers and individuals on employment law issues.

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