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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Fourth Amendment says Obama is not at liberty to collect metadata
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Barry Downs
Sharing personal information on social networking websites has become commonplace. But with more employers considering a person's online presence as part of their resume, the practice is raising questions that recently prompted the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia to take action.
Robert Half Technology, which is part of the global staffing firm Robert Half International, does not conduct social media checks, D.C. branch manager Barry Downs said, but the firm advises its candidates and clients to see the significance of personal sites.
"On the candidate's side, we try to get them to understand their media profile is going to be representative of themselves," Mr. Downs said. "I think it's important for companies to remember, it's not always the most accurate representation of someone who can be a great employee for you."