Facebook FAIL Friday #142

Reminder parents: everyone does dumb things on Facebook. Better to teach your kids wrong to avoid stupid mistakes like this… know what they are doing and what they are saying and how they are representing themselves online with monitoring software like PC Pandora

This is the best fast-food social media mishap since the KFC sink girls… Yeah, I am SUUUURE they were tossed out and not served… suuuure…

June 5, 2013
Licked Taco Bell Shells Not Served to Customers, Company Says
By Susanna Kim, ABC News

Taco Bell said the taco shells licked by an employee in a viral photo were not served to customers as part of training for a new product and “were in the process of being thrown out,” but the employee has been fired.

The product is presumably Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos, which were released in March. A photo of a man in uniform in a Taco Bell restaurant is seen licking a stack of about 30 taco shells. [READ FULL STORY]

FAIL on the employer’s part, which in this case is a Sheriff’s Department…

June 4, 2013
W.Va. woman says she was fired for Facebook post

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A secretary who says she was fired over a Facebook posting made from her home computer and on her own time is suing a West Virginia sheriff’s department for federal civil rights violations.

Sonya Olako says she was fired last year because she told people to avoid a restaurant owned by a friend of her boss, Ohio County Sheriff Patrick Butler.

She sued Butler and the County Commission in Ohio County Circuit Court in March, but the case was moved Monday to U.S. District Court in Wheeling.

Butler declined comment Tuesday. County Administrator Greg Stewart didn’t immediately return a message.

Olako contends her constitutionally protected rights to free speech, due process and a speedy trial were violated. [READ FULL STORY]

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