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HUMP DAY : CAN SOCIAL MEDIA REALLY DO THAT MUCH DAMAGE?

With social media and our phones all-integrating into our lives, soon-to-be college graduates need to worry about their image on social media. Even though we may not take our social media seriously, companies and even college and universities are looking at perspective applicants to see if they would be a good fit into their community. This article talks about the many different ways your profile on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram may turn off some employers and colleges. One fact that got me thinking is keeping your professional profiles and personal profiles separate. You have to make sure that whenever you are posting something to social media, you are making sure that it is on your own personal account. For help to see if your social media profiles are up to snuff for graduate schools and possible employers go to Digital Dirt in the Compass where they can help with all your social media needs.

 

For the full article: http://www.socialmediatoday.com/content/4-ways-social-media-can-ruin-your-reputation

Written and Researched By: Peer Educator Emily Cooley

Photo Cred: Aaron Z. Lee http://www.pensandpedals.com