Sheila Dabu Nonato
March 22, 2012
Job seeker Rob MacLeod says he was “taken aback” when an interviewer asked for his Facebook login and password so he could screen MacLeod’s photos as part of the job interview.
But privacy experts say asking for social media passwords is crossing the line of “reasonable” employment criteria, akin to asking out-of-bounds questions on age or ethnicity.
MacLeod said he questioned why this was necessary.