The Inquirer-Home

Bosses use Facebook to snoop on employees

Plus universities are a challenge
Tue Jul 17 2007, 10:48
THE THUNDERER has devoted most of page three of its latest august issue to lay bare snoops who use Facebook to pry into the affairs of their charges.

According to the report in The Times, Oxford University staff hunt through Facebook to find undergraduate malpractices and then dole out fines to their unwitting victims.

And it's not just academic thought police who are snooping. A survey, claimed the newspaper, showed that one of five British companies study the appalling social network to see if potential employees reveal a side of themselves that isn't on their CVs.

Worse, British PR company Brands 2 Life (sic) has rejected would be spinners on the basis of comments made on the appalling social network. Facebook, as far as we are aware, is not a client of Brands 2 Life (sic). µ

L'INQ
Ye Thunderer

 

Share this:

blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement
Subscribe to INQ newsletters

Sign up for INQbot – a weekly roundup of the best from the INQ

Advertisement
INQ Poll

Heartbleed bug discovered in OpenSSL

Have you reacted to Heartbleed?