We live in an era in which the boundary between our private and professional lives grows ever more porous. Often, it disappears entirely. Many people are now finding themselves jobless thanks to running afoul of their company’s social media standards and practices. Often, it’s an unfair overreaction. But sometimes, the offending employees just made insanely dumb Facebook posts. These are some of them.
This New England Patriots cheerleader named Caitlin Davis learned a hard lesson about social media when she uploaded this pic of her defacing an unconscious man’s body with lewd drawings and the phrase “I’m a Jew” scrawled across his face. She was fired.