You know how they always say ‘the internet never forgets.’ Well, that saying might come back to haunt you, if it hasn’t already. Social media first started off as a fun place primarily for interacting with family and friends.
But nooo, Mark Zuckerberg and his team had to ruin things by blowing up the platform so huge that your parents, employers, and even the government joined in. Now, these days you have to watch what you post or comment online; you never know who could be looking.
You might be on a well-deserved night out, but upon your employer seeing it, they might assume so much that is not true. The same thing goes with your parents, spouse, and colleagues among other people you have connected with therein.
Well, the US State Department wants to use your social media history as a vetting criterion for your Visa approval. But who are we kidding, they have probably been doing that and much more for years now. So the question should be, why do they publicly acknowledge they do that just now?
Anyway, as it is, the State Department has been …read more