Social Media Screening

View your candidate’s digital footprint for employment screening purposes.

Social Media Check

A Social Media Screening researches, analyzes and reports the online behavior of potential candidates.

Core benefits to a Social Media Check

• Access to hundreds of public social media accounts, news and web articles over the last 10 years.

• Insight into your candidate’s public online character.

• Proactively protect your company’s online public image.

• Categorized results such as hate speech, obscene language and more.

• Advanced text and image content analysis which provides intuitive results.

Why is this important to the employment background screening process?

A Social Media Screening enhances the employment background screening report by researching and reporting the public online activity of the candidate in question. The social media background check data is retrieved from hundreds of social media accounts, new and web articles spanning the last 10 years. The increase risk to brand reputation, threat to workplace culture and cost of employee retention make a Social Media Check a valuable search in a background screening package. The Social Media Background Check identifies and reports 13 different factors:

Drug-related Images

Images of drugs, alcohol and drug paraphernalia.

Hate Speech

Derogatory, abusive, and/or threatening statements toward a protected group of people typically on the basis of race, religion, or sexual orientation.


Statements related to drugs including slang terms.

Political Speech

Statements considered relating to politics or governmental affairs.  This could include politicians, policies, or the political process.

Sexual Impropriety

Messages related to sexual misconduct that could be considered demeaning or harassment.

Threat of Violence

Intent to inflict harm to another individual.

Violent Images

Images such as bodily injuries, weapons, guns and crime scenes.

Explicit/Racy Images

Explicit, nude and adult content.

Insults and Bullying

Name-calling or derogatory statements toward an individual about their physical characteristics such as weight, height, appearance, intelligence and more.

Obscene Language

Profanity, cursing, swearing or general crude or vulgar words and phrases.


Indications of wanting to hurt oneself intentionally.


Statements expressing radical viewpoints.

Toxic Language

Communication that is considered rude and disrespectful.

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