Consent Preferences
top of page

Social Media Screening


Social Media Screening



1-2 Days

What You Need to Know

Social media screening is an automated, AI-driven pre-employment smart background check. It is based on the candidate’s digital profiles found on platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok as well as other online public forums.

Social media screening offers a deeper level of behavioral insight than background checks, driving records, or any other traditional method. Information found on social media offers HR professionals a current snapshot of a person’s attitude, habits, and behaviors. When used as part of the recruiting process, it offers recruiting teams a more complete idea of who the candidate really is. Ultimately, helping determine if a candidate is a right fit for the organization, or not.

At Omnidelve LLC, we believe in pushing the boundaries of traditional background checks. That's why we've partnered with FAMA, a leading social media background check provider, to offer an unparalleled level of digital due diligence.

Imagine it like peering through a high-definition window into a candidate's online persona. We don't just look at resumes and references; we leverage FAMA's cutting-edge technology and expert analysts to delve deep into their public profiles and activity across platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. 

This digital deep dive reveals a wealth of information beyond the resume, giving us insights into:

  • Character and values: What they post and engage with can tell us about their personality, interests, and even potential red flags like discriminatory views. FAMA's advanced sentiment analysis helps us understand the nuances behind their online interactions, painting a clearer picture of their true character.

  • Professionalism and work ethic: Is their online presence polished and professional? Do they showcase relevant skills and achievements, or do they raise concerns about potential unprofessional conduct? FAMA's AI-powered platform goes beyond surface-level scanning, identifying hidden patterns and connections that traditional methods might miss.

  • Cultural fit: Would they be a good fit in our unique environment? Their online interactions can offer clues about their communication style, sense of humor, and even their passion for our industry. FAMA's team of social media specialists helps us interpret these signals within the context of our company culture, ensuring a truly harmonious fit.

Of course, ethical practices remain at the core of everything we do. Our partnership with FAMA ensures we adhere to the highest standards of privacy and data security. We focus solely on publicly available information, respecting the candidate's privacy while providing valuable intel that traditional methods miss.

Think of it as an extra brushstroke in the hiring portrait, painted with the finest digital tools. By combining the power of social media with our expertise in employer and tenant background checks, and the cutting-edge technology of FAMA, Omnidelve LLC helps you hire the right people with confidence, knowing you've got the full, high-definition picture.

So, the next time you're looking to fill a role, don't just settle for the resume and references. Open the window to their online world with Omnidelve LLC and FAMA, and let us help you build a team that's not just qualified, but truly the perfect fit.

Omnidelve LLC's social media background checks offer valuable insights into a candidate's personality, values, and potential risks, complementing traditional background checks. This brief outlines key scenarios where employers and landlords should consider using this tool for informed decision-making.

When to Use

In an increasingly digital world, social media has become an inevitable component of our online presence. While it serves as a platform for personal connection and expression, it can also offer valuable insights into individuals' character, values, and behavior. 

This has prompted employers and landlords to increasingly consider incorporating social media background checks into their screening processes. Omnidelve's Social Media Background Check emerges as a potential solution, promising to provide comprehensive and accurate analysis of a candidate's online footprint. However, the ethical and practical implications of using such a tool warrant careful consideration.

The Potential Benefits

Omnidelve's Social Media Background Check boasts several potential benefits for employers and landlords:

  • Enhanced Screening: Traditional background checks often fail to capture an individual's online activities, potentially overlooking crucial information. Omnidelve's technology can analyze public social media profiles and posts, revealing potential red flags such as discriminatory remarks, illegal activity, or unprofessional behavior.

  • Reduced Risk: By acquiring a deeper understanding of an individual's online persona, employers and landlords can better assess their suitability for the role or tenancy. This can potentially mitigate risks associated with hiring or leasing to someone who may pose a threat to the organization or community.

  • Improved Decision-Making: Social media data can offer valuable insights into an individual's personality, values, and work ethic. This information can be used to complement traditional screening methods and inform more informed hiring and leasing decisions.

  • Fairness and Transparency: Omnidelve's technology is designed to be objective and unbiased, analyzing social media activity without discriminating based on personal characteristics. This promotes transparency and fairness in the screening process.

Ethical Concerns and Legal Considerations

Despite its potential benefits, Omnidelve's Social Media Background Check raises several ethical and legal concerns:

  • Privacy Invasion: The act of analyzing someone's social media activity without their explicit consent raises questions about privacy and individual rights. Employers and landlords must ensure they are compliant with data privacy laws and regulations when using such tools.

  • Algorithmic Bias: The algorithms used by Omnidelve could potentially be biased, leading to unfair assessments of individuals based on factors like race, gender, or religion. Rigorous testing and ethical oversight are crucial to ensure fairness and non-discrimination.

  • Misinterpretation of Data: Social media posts and online interactions can be easily misinterpreted or taken out of context. Employers and landlords must be cautious in their interpretation of social media data and avoid drawing unfounded conclusions about individuals.

  • Potential for Discrimination: Using social media information to screen candidates or tenants could exacerbate existing biases and lead to discriminatory practices. Employers and landlords must be mindful of these risks and take steps to mitigate them.

Practical Considerations

Beyond ethical and legal concerns, several practical considerations must be addressed before implementing Omnidelve's Social Media Background Check:

  • Cost-Effectiveness: Implementing and utilizing such a tool comes with associated costs. Employers and landlords must weigh the potential benefits against the financial investment required.

  • Data Security and Privacy: Ensure that Omnidelve's platform provides adequate data security measures to protect sensitive information.

  • Training and Education: Employers and landlords must be adequately trained on how to interpret social media data effectively and avoid biased decision-making.

  • Clear Communication and Transparency: Communicate clearly with candidates and potential tenants about the use of social media background checks and obtain their informed consent.


Omnidelve's Social Media Background Check presents a powerful tool with the potential to enhance the screening process for employers and landlords. However, its use must be guided by ethical principles and careful consideration of legal and practical implications. By ensuring transparency, mitigating bias, and protecting privacy, employers and landlords can harness the benefits of this technology while safeguarding individual rights and promoting fairness in the hiring and leasing process. Ultimately, the decision of whether or not to use Omnidelve's Social Media Background Check should be made on a case-by-case basis, taking into account the specific context and needs of the organization.

What is Revealed

We provide our clients with comprehensive data, but never at the expense of personal privacy. Our FCRA-certified team leverages a proprietary augmented intelligence platform to review and flag content in four business-related categories for smart background checks:

  • Racist, Sexist, or Discriminatory Behavior

  • Sexually Explicit Material

  • Threats Acts of Violence

  • Potentially Illegal Activity

In addition, Omnidelve w/Social FAMA. is the only solution of its kind to provide the SI Protected Class Safety Feature™. This unique and important feature removes all protected class information before you receive our reports so your candidates and employees can rest assured that their personal life and protected information is not used against them in an employment decision.


Intolerance, sexism, and violence are leading concerns at all levels of the employee lifecycle. Avoid toxic workplace behavior and retain trustworthy contributors for safe, productive workplaces.

Brand Risk

Loss of reputation is a top concern for CEOs worldwide as online content puts pressure on brands to be consistent with their conduct policies and values. With Social Intel, companies can leverage bias-free data to assess employment risk compliantly and efficiently.


In-house screening drains company resources and is legally risky. Prevent bias by removing the possibility of interacting with an employee’s privately shared and protected information.

The Social Intelligence Report, now FAMA™

  1. Public user-generated content

  2. Flags 10 areas of actionable risk

  3. Redacts protected class information

  4. Sites reviewed: unlimited

  5. Scope: 7 years

bottom of page