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  • Published on Jan 12, 2019
  • What if you tweeted something horrible and got fired for hit? Well, these people did! These people tweeted almost like it was a challenge to get fired !
    Twitter can be a great place to share ideas. The microblogging platform has a large worldwide audience. It is estimated that every day 100 million people are daily active users on Twitter and that Twitter has 261 million international users.
    However, as with any other social media, you have to be careful about what you say and post on Twitter. A growing problem is people losing their jobs over inappropriate tweets. Employers attempt to address this problem by establishing rules for employees to follow. According to lawyer Bryan Wood, “many major employers have social media policies that address activity on both personal and professional accounts.” They include advice about “basic decency” and what would seem to be common sense measures such as “be respectful” and “protect proprietary company information.” What can happen if you don’t follow these policies? We will find out as we examine our top 20 job-ending tweets in this episode of The Infographics Show, “Worst Tweets That Got People Fired.”

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Comments • 1 635

  • The Infographics Show
    The Infographics Show  7 days ago +81

    How do you write your comments and tweets? Are you cautious or do you just post without thinking of the consequences?

    • Haley G.
      Haley G. Day ago

      +Job Rut again, I didnt ask for your opinion. Not blinded by hate, hes just a shitty person. And so are his followers, so that's you. And I don't associate with shit so leave me alone.

    • Job Rut
      Job Rut Day ago

      +Haley G. You wrote a public anti Trump comment, so obviously you're getting response. Ik think you're blinded by hate. You're seeing things different because of that, and that's dangerous. But like I said, just leave if you don't like their videos.

    • Haley G.
      Haley G. Day ago

      +Random User rope, conservicunt trumptard

    • Random User
      Random User 2 days ago

      Haley G. What are
      You talking about trump is the best

    • Haley G.
      Haley G. 3 days ago

      +Job Rut vernacular is important and this channel always glorifies him and talks about him like hes wonderful and hes fucking not. Also, I still don't remember asking for your input.

  • Lazypurple or other Clips

    'naomi 😎 H' should be on here

  • miasmamuzic
    miasmamuzic 17 hours ago

    Having a twitter at all should get you fired

  • Hakim Muhammad
    Hakim Muhammad Day ago

    9:13 😂😭

  • Chris J
    Chris J Day ago

    No. 15- the two computer guys were talking about computer paraphernalia. She heard what she wanted and got herself in trouble. The guys were not being sexist.

  • Pumpkin Spice
    Pumpkin Spice Day ago

    People need to chill we’re all human god damn

  • APE X
    APE X Day ago

    A bad word is bad ?

  • Darth Utah 66
    Darth Utah 66 Day ago

    burger king lettuce

  • Ryan Ryder
    Ryan Ryder Day ago

    Welp, gonna Delete all my tweets now lol

  • Randy Wackman
    Randy Wackman Day ago +1

    Taco Bell spokesperson

  • Li'l Chippo
    Li'l Chippo Day ago

    It's amazing u can get fired for just one bad word or sentence. I can understand if you act very inappropriate or do illegal acts. But expressing an opinion vaguely one time when you have worked hard for the company for many years should not automatically lead to you getting fired, at least a warning and a well thought discussion about it should be enough. Besides hiring someone new with the same qualities can also be risky and very costly and take time depending on what kind of job it is. But i know it doesn't work that way from a business standpoint

  • Elliott
    Elliott Day ago

    I remember hearing about James Gunn's tweets actually being a little out of context, I believe he was retweeting them- when twitter didn't have the retweet function or something?

  • Definitely Derek

    No MacArthur genius grants to be given here

  • ATOM1C BOMBBOY
    ATOM1C BOMBBOY Day ago

    I really love Texas only been there ones thow and I have no idea how politics work in the United States

  • Thor Odinson
    Thor Odinson 2 days ago

    Twitter sucks.

  • LegOfSnake
    LegOfSnake 2 days ago

    lesson: if your IQ is less than 100, don't use social media

  • Snow_Bitzz
    Snow_Bitzz 2 days ago

    Number 15, Burger King foot lettuce

  • Ottoman Empire
    Ottoman Empire 2 days ago

    What's really interesting is that East Asian Women have the lowest rate of STD's and black women have the highest. It's almost as if the less intelligent a person is, the less likely they are to use protection, thus resulting in Aids/STD's. Also, Rosanne didn't compare her to Planet of the Apes, it was a specific character, which the black woman absolutely does look like, look it up.
    The female reporter got raped in Egypt because rape is an integral part of Egyptian Culture, Islamic Culture, and so it was allowed to take place. In India, a four-year-old child was gang-raped in a hospital, in a fucking hospital. This tragedy took place because it's an integral part of Indian Culture, so it was allowed to take place. In sub-Saharan Africa, their "Men" rape babies to cure their Aids, this happens because it's a part of their culture.
    Some cultures are better than others and to pretend otherwise is to deny reality.

  • Serge Stelmack
    Serge Stelmack 2 days ago

    Twitter is a great place to share ideas... so long as those ideas don't in any way offend any of the radical feminists, screeching SJWs or old school Marxists who run that dying platform.

  • Rory Lenihan
    Rory Lenihan 2 days ago

    Whatever about stupid tweets with hunting and death threats are way worse

  • John Sumner
    John Sumner 2 days ago

    This is why I don't use facebook or twitter. Also, if my last name was Wiener I would have changed it as fast as fucking possible. Mainly so people couldn't say "Look at those little Wiener's running around."

  • Amohelang Kau
    Amohelang Kau 2 days ago

    Ohhhh exposed!!

  • tom erik Rasmussen
    tom erik Rasmussen 2 days ago

    it must be the Only time Rosanne Barr got it right . Nuke mekka

  • InfoGaming _
    InfoGaming _ 2 days ago

    Why is trump still ruining America then?
    He’s the one being very racist towards Mexicans and Muslims. I honestly can’t believe he has supporters.

  • Henry Marckisotto
    Henry Marckisotto 2 days ago

    The internet never forgets

  • Buzz Law
    Buzz Law 2 days ago

    Okay, so comedy is dead.

  • Rai Tian Xiang Luo
    Rai Tian Xiang Luo 2 days ago

    Justine Sacco got rehired back to her original group now that the shit storm blew over.

  • Владислав Василев

    People are really stupid these days...

  • Jackson Chen
    Jackson Chen 2 days ago

    One guy tweeted (The tweet was deleted but I saw a video instead): I wish the school just blew up
    that made the school to suspend him and put him in "THE FRICKIN' FBI WATCH LIST"!!!
    isn't that so similar?

  • Brandon Holian
    Brandon Holian 2 days ago

    He was fired for saying "me likey" shits too gay to be allowed.

  • Melissa G
    Melissa G 2 days ago

    Can they look up TVclip comments? 😓

  • Sad Squirrel
    Sad Squirrel 2 days ago

    This is gold.

  • Random
    Random 3 days ago +1

    *Donald Trump has left the chat.*

  • Emmanuel Pader
    Emmanuel Pader 3 days ago

    I think freedom of speech is out of control. You cannot control Freedom of Speech though, it's in our DNA.

  • Emmanuel Pader
    Emmanuel Pader 3 days ago

    How about the tweet from Kevin Hart about anti-Gay tweets that lead not to host at this year's Oscars?

  • Mayachuchu13
    Mayachuchu13 3 days ago +1

    Why would you even dress as a bombing victim in the first place? Are you that insensitive? Is that really how bad your sense of humor is???
    Edit: omg most of these people are horrible

  • george Lin
    george Lin 3 days ago

    What a way to get fired lol

  • Paul Rojas
    Paul Rojas 3 days ago

    Alicia Lynch is bad af

  • Wheels Lifts
    Wheels Lifts 4 days ago

    Free speech is gone.

  • aubrey otieno
    aubrey otieno 4 days ago

    Can't get fired for a tweet if you're not employed...

  • Mark Grehan
    Mark Grehan 4 days ago

    Investigated by the secret service...Jesus really, plus the Richards one seems so unfair how is it her fault?

  • Soft Killer
    Soft Killer 4 days ago

    hey man on one part you said country not company lol

  • Chuck Kissel
    Chuck Kissel 4 days ago

    That was a pretty good list

  • darry3ni
    darry3ni 4 days ago

    Basically Black Mirror - Hated in the Nation, minus the bees.

  • Vas Tet
    Vas Tet 4 days ago

    While including Rosanne makes a certain sense, ambien is widely recognized as a drug that most certainly can cause one to say and do extremely stupid shit. And the woman she was referring to does resemble a Caucasian more than African background. So I have to criticise the way Rosanne was included here as a poor representation of what actually happened.

  • Kari
    Kari 4 days ago

    The swat in the back of the head joke (and actually all the other jokes the fireman tweeted) was funny as hell, I have to admit. Yeah, I can see why he lost his job. Still, they were funny, imo.

  • Kari
    Kari 4 days ago

    Actually, drug dealers use Twitter all the time to sell drugs. Its really common.

  • Russian Eskimo
    Russian Eskimo 4 days ago

    Can't get fired if you have no job

  • Mike Miller
    Mike Miller 4 days ago

    My work makes parts for the military. A lot of us are veterans. We had a lady come in for a final interview. She was shown her post from MySpace in the early 00s. She posted anti war and anti govt posts. No job for you...

  • mmysama
    mmysama 4 days ago

    We need to start organizing boycotts of companies that fire people for such superficial reasons. They don't deserve to be in business, and their owners don't deserve to feed their children. Their families need to be made to suffer too. Not that I would ever be in favor of making innocent people suffer just because of differences in opinion, but that does not change the fact that we live in a society which considers making innocent people suffer due to differences in opinion to be one of it's highest ideals. I do not agree with these rules but I am bound by them like everyone else.

  • Jordan Thomson
    Jordan Thomson 4 days ago

    9:16 That's our Eric Cartman! :)

  • shi shi
    shi shi 4 days ago

    Most of these people are dumb beyond belief ! Tweets making fun of pedophilia, sexual harrassment, an entire race ? And that one who tried to do a drug deal with his address there ? I can't stop laughing at that dude

  • Ashy -san
    Ashy -san 4 days ago

    I posted an insanely stupid exaggerated fake comment on TVclip because no one listened to me or noticed and acknowledged me. Boom I just got myself a fan club.

  • Hasla Hali
    Hasla Hali 4 days ago

    R.I.P. freedom of speech!

  • Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin 4 days ago

    6:28 how tf her friend?

  • Malik
    Malik 5 days ago

    12:24 you read that wrong

  • Adam Moore
    Adam Moore 5 days ago

    Did you source info from Buzzfeed? Much respect lost.

  • shuushirakawa
    shuushirakawa 5 days ago

    4:06 Adria Richards got bent out of shape about the dongle jokes and puns about forking repos and it wasn't even directed to her in any way. But somehow, she's a bigger victim here since she's a black Jewish female (she said this herself).

  • John Undefined
    John Undefined 5 days ago

    Personally, I don't like the idea of companies looking up people's personal lives to decide whether to let them have or keep a job. Everything you think, do, and say on personal time should not have to meet with your employer's approval.

  • Mr. Awesome's Animations

    At the end of the video they ask if you have any instances where you were fired for a tweet, tell us in the comments. WHY would anyone want to Expose THEMSELVES!

  • Noah Bartlett
    Noah Bartlett 5 days ago

    I haven't watched the video, but I'm already gonna go ahead and say Anthony Jeselnik deserves an honorary mention. Watch the standup.

  • MATTBARNZ
    MATTBARNZ 5 days ago

    Bruh Mike Basick works for the Cowboys radio in Dallas and yes he racist as hell.

  • Ian Kersey
    Ian Kersey 5 days ago

    Can you get fired from welfare for a racist tweet?

  • Gonzalo
    Gonzalo 5 days ago

    9:15 first time ive ever heard the infographics swear, they usually just put stars

  • MoustachePig43 PGN
    MoustachePig43 PGN 5 days ago

    Of course the nudes came from tumblr

  • Travis Ryno
    Travis Ryno 5 days ago

    James Gunn's second tweet was funny lol. The first one was a little.... WTF, Mate

  • Travis Ryno
    Travis Ryno 5 days ago

    Gee they got some high standards at the Atlantic

  • Travis Ryno
    Travis Ryno 5 days ago

    6:30 people who threaten the life a girl *(and bystanders)* over finding a halloween costume disagreeable...
    Sound strikingly similar to people who chant "Death to infidels" Because they find their religious choice disagreeable...
    Thats some irony.... (and both of those groups need to get a life because they are doing more harm than their targets.)

  • Seyam Rahman
    Seyam Rahman 5 days ago

    12:26 company not country

  • Seyam Rahman
    Seyam Rahman 5 days ago

    Jokes on that first male, weed is legal now.

  • Andrew Batts
    Andrew Batts 5 days ago

    Those tweets were not racist, they were bigoted, big deal! Get over yourselves!!! The KKK was racist and horrible, Jim Crow lynchings were racist and horrible. A couple of drunken tweets are neither. But they were dick moves, but they dont warrant ruining someone's career. I'm sure they learned their lesson. Let's forgive please

  • Travis Ryno
    Travis Ryno 5 days ago

    3:00 Thats what you get for having bad taste in television and comedy. That show is just God aweful lol

  • Travis Ryno
    Travis Ryno 5 days ago

    1:21 That manager ought to be fired too for making a scene of it and publicly shaming a girl online through the company...

  • monkeynumber nine
    monkeynumber nine 5 days ago

    How is it possible for people to be so stupid?

  • Atomic Magic School Bus

    How do you get fired for “Me Likey Broke Girls”

    • JaBron Junklove
      JaBron Junklove 2 days ago

      It wasn't so much the caption "me likey broke girls" as it was the accompanying picture. . . . .of his erect penis. Just kiddin, just kiddin. I don't know if there was a picture.

  • mujjuman
    mujjuman 5 days ago

    only 10 years ago, people made public comments like these all the time on fb and twitter with zero consequences.

  • Kevin Booth
    Kevin Booth 5 days ago

    I can think of someone who regularly tweets things that should get him fired but he just won't because of systemic corruption...
    fucking USA is so absurd...

  • Kevin Booth
    Kevin Booth 5 days ago

    Re: No 8 - It's beyond ironic that a guy got canned for saying texans deserved the wrath of god for their choices when that's exactly what so many texans say others deserve...

  • WhatifDutchPeopleWentGaming

    Watching while high

  • Danielle Horeau
    Danielle Horeau 5 days ago

    The nacho piss tweet made me lose brain cells...and I still have class today.

    • JaBron Junklove
      JaBron Junklove 2 days ago

      I know. That dude went full R. Kelly on them nachos.

  • Blue Hoodie8
    Blue Hoodie8 5 days ago

    Anthony Weiner/Richard/Dick...
    What can you say? They'll post lewd tweets for sure just look at their name!

  • Liberty Adams
    Liberty Adams 5 days ago

    The swat in the back of the head tweet was just funny imo 😂 😂 😂

  • Blue Hoodie8
    Blue Hoodie8 5 days ago

    I don't see race. I only see humans, animals, insects... So I don't know how to be racist and I be too racist without knowing it.

  • Liberty Adams
    Liberty Adams 5 days ago

    What if he was referring to dirty play 😂

  • Thebigmoo700
    Thebigmoo700 5 days ago

    #4 is outrageous

  • t v
    t v 5 days ago

    This video is sad because the weird government people won't let Trump be this entire list

  • Ottoman
    Ottoman 5 days ago

    FIRE TRUMP!

  • Diamond Minecrafter76

    number 11's tweet is the best out of all of them! thumbs up from me!

  • V Strong
    V Strong 5 days ago

    Wasn't fired from a job, but simply not hired because my privacy settings weren't strict enough for their liking... Apparently to be a receptionist nobody should be able to access only your name and profile picture. 🤔

  • one tome plz
    one tome plz 5 days ago

    Why ppl get so mad a offended for shot on Twitter or Instagram

  • Damian Bolanos
    Damian Bolanos 5 days ago

    Anytime u answer a death threat (on any platform) always respond like ur talking to a sex line operator. Don’t break character just keep it up till climax. If you do it consistently most people will just stop calling.

  • ToxicUser
    ToxicUser 5 days ago

    You should have included the furry that actually got accepted into NASA, but for saying something like: "I'm in NASA b*****s" he got fired.

  • BlacKyd
    BlacKyd 5 days ago +1

    *Twitter can be great to share ideas*
    All the tweets of Donald Trump, Kanye West, Jaden Smith...

  • AlphaswordYT
    AlphaswordYT 5 days ago

    Peeing on Nachos is not worse than Burger King Foot Lettuce, at least you're not eating foot fungus

  • Shaikh Mustafa Salman

    sheesh

  • •
     5 days ago

    What if you work at discord

  • Nina Williams
    Nina Williams 5 days ago

    Y’all still remember Laura Lee’s tweets?

  • Caleb Smithwick
    Caleb Smithwick 5 days ago

    Roseanne’s tweet was not racist.

  • Sjay Ngoma
    Sjay Ngoma 5 days ago

    You’re literally naming and shaming everyone.

  • Kim Jong-un
    Kim Jong-un 5 days ago

    Number 11 allegedly wasn't supposed to be racist. She later followed up by explaining that Africa was racist and because she was white she would receive better treatment than other people might.