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  • Think carefully before you postAnything you share online can last a long time, even after you delete it. Don't post anything you may regret later.
  • Check your privacy settingsYour content may be visible to more people than you realize. Check out our Privacy page for information on how to control access to your content.
  • Make a good first impressionSocial media isn't just used by family and friends. Many employers are starting to use social media to screen job applicants. 
  • Consider your healthUse of social media can have an impact on our mental, emotional and physical health. You can learn more on our Health and Wellness page

Social Media and Relationships

When Social Media Goes Wrong

One Bad Tweet

Fired Because of Social Media

Reflecting on the Examples

You've now read some examples of the consequences of sharing inappropriate or questionable content on social media. 

Have you ever posted something online that you later regretted? If you could change it, would would you do differently? 

Social Media and Job Searching