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25 Facebook Posts That Got People Fired From the Job

Sat., May. 12, 2012 2:45 PM EST
by Terry Shropshire
  Facebook is one of the greatest and most popular inventions of the technological age. But it is also a social media platform rife with hazards and potential land mines, as the following individuals will attest. Reckless and belligerent postings have cost many people their prized careers. Others were terminated from their jobs under extremely questionable circumstances.
Nevertheless, the following should serve as precautionary tales about what can happen if suspicious material is posted on Facebook. If you have to wonder if this may cause problems on the job, chances are you shouldn’t post it. These people wish they hadn’t. Take a look at 25 people whose Facebook postings got them fired from the job. –terry shropshire

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