13 Idiots Who Got Fired Because of Social Media

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These people all got fired because of social media and their obsession with updating the entire world with their antics and thoughts. Good times.

1. @CarlyCrunkBear

Carly "@CarlyCrunkBear" McKinney, whose handle says it all really, was a 10th grade math teacher who often posted images like this on Twitter. Her employers were not happy and placed her on administrative leave. Her students thought she was pretty awesome, and protested to get her back. To no avail. She was fired in the end.

2. Taco Bell Guy

Taco Bell Guy
And you thought the Taco Bell breakfast menu was gross! Moral of this story: If you're gonna lick the shells, keep it to yourself.

3. Wendy's Frosty Guy

Wendy's Frosty Guy
Ditto eating straight outta the Frosty machine ... though we can understand being tempted to attempt this.

4. Justine Sacco

Justine Sacco
Justine Sacco was axed from her PR job in 2013 for racist Tweets she fired off about AIDS during a trip to Africa. “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!” she wrote. The firestorm erupted immediately and before her flight even landed, she'd gotten the chop.

5. Gilbert Gottfried

Gilbert Gottfried
Gilbert Gottfried was canned as the voice of the AFLAC duck after Tweeting a series of jokes regarding Japanese tsunami victims. How bad were his jokes? The insurance giant canned Gottfried within the same day.

6. Caitlin Davis

Caitlin Davis
Former Patriots cheerleader Caitlin Davis was released after Facebook photos showed the Sharpie-packing pompom queen posing over a passed-out pal with naughty words, pictures and two swastikas all over him. The words "penis" and "I'm a Jew" were visible. Classy.

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