This is how big brother makes itself legitimate. If you look deeper, this means that the US government is still monitoring and recording social media accounts of everyone available, not only foreigners. Regardless of what you’ve been told or assumed, your social media accounts are being recorded by the Federal Government of the USA(at least) and the government is looking through that data for visa applicants.
The US Government may not have the right to look through your private data if you’re a US citizen, but that doesn’t stop the government from recording everything you post publicly. If a government agency wants to look at that data in the future, they most likely have it.
Click on the link below to go to the full article about the data the US Government now requires from Visa applicants.
U.S. Now Requiring Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants
If you want to keep your privacy, don’t say it, text it, or post it on any electronic device.