"Facebook and Twitter"

Is it really necessary to try and find the Facebook pages or Twitter accounts of possible new hires? Though it is a public social network, is it an invasion of their privacy? Similarly, if I were to find a couple rowdy pictures on Facebook after interviewing a candidate, I think my opinion would be skewed. Is this fair? I'd love to hear your thoughts.

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This is a good one...Yes I think employers have the right to pass character judgment on anyone they are hiring. After all, that person will become a representative of the company.

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I agree. These candidates could be a representation of my company. I keep going back and forth, because I was always taught, "Keep your social life separate from work." Thanks for your input.

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