Once upon a time, Facebook felt like little more than a cozy online community where college and high school friends shared photos and wrote on each other's walls.

That the social network would eventually be infiltrated by the "adult" world–parents, teachers, employers–didn't occur to many of its early users. Or maybe that was just me.

Hopefully, young people (and non-young people) are more cautious about what they post on Facebook and other social networks now that they understand the ease with which evidence of their weekend antics can be accessed by prospective employers.

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