Normally an employer who logs into your Facebook or Google+ account to peruse your private messages, photos, and wall posts would be violating federal computer hacking laws.
Unless, of course, you give them permission.
That's the legal loophole that at least some employers are using to learn more about their prospective hires. In theory, it's voluntary, but in reality, if you don't log into your account and let an interviewer poke around, you may not get the job.
Job seekers applying to Maryland's Division of Corrections have been asked during interviews to "log into their … Read more