ALL YOUR FACEBOOK ARE BELONG TO US.
So now, if you’re applying for a job, or applying for an athletic scholarship—and Lord knows what else to come—they want to know what you’ve put up on your Facebook pages.
Not just the public, but the private side of Facebook, the part set aside for your family, best friends, best enemies, and presumably, some persons your genitals want to get to know better.
Me, as a boring married person, I like never get polled, but Rasmussen robo-polled me tonight about this, and the robo-poller assured me the results will appear soon.
[She did sound really nice, so I stayed on the phone with her and answered sincerely, and with not a small amount of the patented TVD charm.]
[She actually sounded kind of hot. But it’s not as if I want her to call me back or anything and offer to meet me for drinks.]
[Or look me up on Facebook. Not really. No.]
Oh yeah, I did promise RyanB I’d just dump this one in Off The Cuff, all business, din’t mean to digress.
The point being, should schools and employers get the keys to our Facebooks? What is public, what is private?
[Personal disclosure: I’m with those who opine that anything we ourselves put up on the internet becomes no longer private. But I don’t want to beg the question: Lord knows I could lose a job just for what I’ve written here @ LoOG, as gentle and kind and nonpartisan as it’s been.]