Fired on Facebook


A British woman found herself jobless after tearing into her boss on Facebook, The London Evening Standard reports. Her boss, is turns out, was one of her Facebook “friends” and read the whole thing.

From The Standard:

“The worker, known only as ‘Lindsay,’ updated her Facebook status with ‘OMG [oh my God] I HATE MY JOB!!’ She went on: ‘My boss is a total pervy w****r, always making me do s**t stuff just to p**s me off!! W****r!’ Her boss ‘Brian’ responded … ‘Hi Lindsay, I guess you forgot about adding me on here?’… ‘that s**t stuff' is called your 'job', you know, what I pay you to do. But the fact that you seem to be able to f**k up the simplest of tasks might contribute to how you feel about it.’”

Then he fired her… on Facebook … in front of the World Wide Web.

So let that be a lesson to all of you who might be tempted to sound off on a boss or co-worker on your social networking site of choice. You never know who’s going to be reading your diatribes, so some things are probably better left unsaid… or in this case unposted

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