Can social media have an impact on a person’s future?

Virginia Bates

Social media like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube have information like photos and opinions or thoughts you might post. In the future, this can easily lead to some job recruiters searching up your information and look at the types of comments people are making if it’s racist, sexist or even Grammarly correct. Even at school, students connected to the school’s Wi-Fi are at risk as the school can access what you’re searching up on the internet. Some celebrities Career has been put under fire because of one tweet, James Gunn, the director for guardians of the galaxy, for example, was fired by Disney over decade-old tweets that joked about rape and abuse. While social media is used as a platform for freedom of speech it can also be used against you in your future career goals companies will oversee how you act online and make the decision if you should represent their company or not. This being said it’s important to be mindful of what you post and who might see it.