California Passes Law Preventing Employers From Demanding Social Media AccessS

With the passage of AB 1844, the California State Assembly has effectively banned employers from requiring access to their workers' social media accounts. Several states already outlawing the practice and a national ban is in the works, employers will soon have a much harder time snooping through your online life. Now would be a good time to tighten your privacy settings. [Nora Campos via The Verge - Image: Lisa S. / Shutterstock]