Regret: Facebook Posts, Tweets could cost you your job

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(KTVI) – Have you ever posted something on Facebook or Twitter and regretted it the next day?  You’re not alone.

According to a new survey from Find Law.com, 29 percent of 18 to 34-year-olds say they’ve posted a photo, comment or other personal information on social media that they worry could cost them a current job or a new job down the road.

Turns out, they have a reason to worry.  A survey last month found more than 40 percent of employers who use social media to research prospective employees said posts caused them to not hire a candidate.

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