New app ‘washes’ questionable content from Facebook profiles

Got a job interview coming up? The Facewash it app will look through your Facebook profile to make sure there’s nothing unseemly.

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Three students from Kent State University developed an app that will search your profile for inappropriate content and give you the option to delete it. It’s limited to text, so it can’t search for photos where you’re holding a half-empty bottle of Jack Daniels.

According to The Los Angeles Times, Daniel Gur, Camden Fullmer, and David Steinberg wanted to create an app that would enable you to get rid of the content you wouldn’t want a potential employer to see.

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