15 People Who Got Fired Because Of Social Media
Friday, Dec 25, 2015, 5:29 pm
Social media is a great way to connect, communicate and share information with people. The advantages of social media are too many to list down. There are some dangers as well. Social media can put you in a world of troubles if you don't use it the right way. Social media can also make people lose their jobs. Want to know how? Read how being too social and stupid got these fifteen people fired from their jobs!
1.High School Principal
North Miami Senior High School principal wrote a public comment (Facebook comment) on the Miami Herald website supporting the actions of Officer David Eric Casebolt, who pulled a gun at a teenage pool party. He wrote, "He [Casebolt] did nothing wrong. He was afraid for his life. I commend him for his actions." It was this comment that got him fired.
2.Brookfield Zoo Employee Fired Over a Racist Tweet
An employee at the Brookfield Zoo, Chicago posted this selfie on Instagram with a racist and dumb message. The zoo authorities were quick to spot the picture and immediately fired the girl.
3.Justine Sacco and Her Infamous Aids Tweet
Justine Sacco was global head for communication at IAC before the company sacked her for posting a racist tweet. She tweeted, "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm White!"