College Admissions Officers Checking Applicants’ Online Profiles
We sure live in interesting times. Valleywag points us to a Chicago Tribune story that illustrates a very different use of social networking sites. College admissions officers are reportedly checking up on potential applicants via their Facebook and Myspace pages. Obviously this could cause some problems. Most people probably are not expecting a visit from someone so official. This could become a big challenge to all the partyers out there not up on their photo de-tagging skills. Although, on the bright side, this could be a potential boom for the reputation management industry.