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[Excerpt] It used to be that writing on someone’s wall would get you in trouble, tweets were only for the birds, and poking was rude. The advent of social media has revolutionized the way we communicate as a society, and wireless technologies allow us to do so faster than we ever thought possible. The lines between personal and professional personas have merged into an indistinguishable haze of likes, links, and posts, making transparency an everyday issue.


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O’Shea, K. (2012, October 30). Use of social media in employment: Should I fire? Should I hire? Cornell HR Review. Retrieved [insert date] from Cornell University, ILR School site: