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Are you strange if you're not on Facebook?

Posted by Joe Allen-Black  August 7, 2012 01:47 PM

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Has being on Facebook become so much the norm that not being on it makes you suspect?

An recent article on the social media news site Mashable says:

Some psychiatrists and employers now find it suspicious for an individual to keep off Facebook, reports The Daily Mail. That’s because for today’s young generation, having Facebook is considered “normal,” while opting out is considered “abnormal.”

The article also says:

Employers may suspect that an applicant’s absence from the social network means the account is so full of offensive material that it had to be deleted. After all, 90% of recruiters check out candidates’ online profiles.

So, what do you think?



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