Employee Fired for Facebook Post

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Employee Fired for Facebook Post

-- An employee of a health/hospital company was fired for a Facebook post that the company says was a violation of corporate policy. Details of the post contents and employee name are not known, but it raises the real-life concern of what you say online can get you into trouble.

Whether companies choose to monitor activity in the office, or simply want to know what type of character you arre outside of work, saying something online - i.e. publicly expressed - can earn you a pink slip...

February 2, 2010
Employee Fired for Facebook Post
By Chris Cekot, WHTM-TV/ ABC 27

Harrisburg, Pa. - Millions of people use social networking sites to stay connected, but that may not always be a good thing.

You never know who's checking out your Facebook page. One Pinnacle Health employee was fired when the company objected to information he or she posted online. Read more ›

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