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Read stories about people who've lost job damage reputation through online media:
  • Paris Brown: Resigned from her position as Kent Youth Police Crime Commissioner following criticism of racist and anti-gay messages she posted to Twitter years earlier. Read more...
  • Australian Miners: Made a version of the ‘Harlem Shake’ viral video and posted it to YouTube. Reportedly they lost their jobs. Read more...
  • Carly McKinney: Teacher who posted racy photos and talked about drug use on Twitter. Was placed on administrative leave and eventually fired. Read more...
  • Matt Watson: Ran a blog called ‘Bitter Barista’ noting negative aspects of his job at a Seattle coffee shop. After the blog became popular his boss found out and fired him for writing during work hours. (Source: Read more...

 

This video highlights what potential employers may discover about you if you post inappropriate material publicly online.

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