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Social media background check

Social media background check

There are a multitude of problems with social media searches. Some vendors have addressed at least some of these, but not to the degree where we (as a consumer reporting agency) feel comfortable providing them.

Are Social Media Checks Really Useful for Employers? Blog Post

Are Social Media Checks Really Useful for Employers?

The “rise” of social media is over—it's here, and it's here to stay. Of the many ramifications that social media's development brought with it, its ef...

Social Media Background Checks: Relevant or Not? Blog Post

Social Media Background Checks: Relevant or Not?

Since the advent of Facebook in 2005, the average person has developed a much more substantial online presence than was common before that point. The ...

What is a Social Media Background Check? Blog Post

What is a Social Media Background Check?

Description: What are social media background checks, and are they ethical? We look at how employers use (and shouldn’t use) social media to vet job c...

Social media background check Blog Post

Social media background check

There are a multitude of problems with social media searches. Some vendors have addressed at least some of these, but not to the degree where we (as a...

Are Social Media Background Checks on the Decline? Blog Post

Are Social Media Background Checks on the Decline?

For years, it has seemed as if more and more employers were turning toward social media as a means of learning more about their applicants. And indeed...

Does Social Media Have a Place in Employment Screening? Blog Post

Does Social Media Have a Place in Employment Screening?

It's arguably the most common debate in the background check industry these days: should employers be allowed to trawl their applicants' social media ...