03/31/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

70% Of Employers Have Rejected Applicants Over Online Info: STUDY

We know you've probably had the date circled on your calendar for months now, but, in case you needed reminding, today is the 4th annual Data Privacy Day. The Microsoft-sponsored non-holiday was created exclusively to raise the public's awareness of major online privacy issues. And to commemorate this most cautious of days, Microsoft has released the results from a recent study that show just how negligent we are when it comes to managing our online image -- and how seriously that kind of negligence can hamper our chances of landing a job.