With many employers looking at social media activity to screen potential hires, an inappropriate comment or a scandalous photo can come back to haunt you. According to a new survey by FindLaw.com, 29 percent of social media users between the ages of 18 and 34 have posted a photo, comment, or other personal information they fear will one day hurt their job prospects.
Another 21 percent of users admitted taking down posts or photos they felt employers may frown upon. For social media users who’ve never taken steps to clean up and safeguard their social media accounts, now is the time to get started. Below, you’ll find some tips to help you responsibly manage your social media presence.