The internet is everywhere, and you can't realistically shelter your kids from the online world in entirety. The local news even discusses social media and encourages viewers to go online for more information, and schools are relying more and more on the Internet for research and even independent student projects.
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Let's face it, the internet has pretty much replaced the Situations Vacant section of the local paper, particularly when it comes to searching for careers in travel. However, scams are rife on the internet. In fact, job scams in general multiply during tough economic times like these because so many people are desperate for work.
By all means use the internet as a source of seemingly positive information to give you a larger potential pool of applicants or members. However, as a source of negative information which you cannot or will not confirm or be able to check directly with the person concerned it should be a no no in all but the most obvious cases.