For all of those who thought social media was simply fun and frivolous, the 'Job Screening with Social Networking' infographic is about to shock you.

The statistics are eye-opening as the survey reveals that 91% (yep, you read that right) of employers use social networking sites to screen their prospective employees. 69% even rejected a candidate because of what they saw on a social media site, with 11% of those rejections due to inappropriate photos and comments. Let this be a lesson that you must be aware of what you post on social networking sites; gone are the days of friendly, intimate online interactions, ushering in an age of calculated social networking.