Facebook Should Not Be Allowed For Prospective Employees Facebook Passwords

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As technology advances in social media websites such as Facebook (Facebook.com) have grown and become a platform for over 1.7 billion users around the world. Facebook may be used for many individuals to display their life on the internet and connect with others. Facebook being a part of many people 's life opens a controversial topic about how some employers during job interviews will ask for a prospective employee 's Facebook username and password. Many Facebook users may find this to be an invasion of privacy, but companies may find this to be a way of protecting the company 's reputation. Employers should not be allowed to ask for prospective employees Facebook passwords because under the Fourth and First Amendment the employer 's rights may be violated. During job interviews many Facebook users may be opposed to employers asking for their Facebook and passwords because it is an invasion of privacy. Americans are protected under the Fourth Amendment, which does not allow unreasonable search and seizure without a warrant. Under the Fourth Amendment employers should not be able to ask for passwords because without a warrant they may be violating the Fourth amendment. On November 15, 2016 at Sill Hall 10 classmates in class Aviation Maintenance were surveyed and asked if they would give their employers their Facebook username and password during an interview. All 10 of the participants said no, they would not give out their username and password during an…

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