What you write on social media could be online forever, and in some cases, might even get you fired. That’s the warning Richard Alexander of the Employers’ Council is giving people after the firing of an employee at Corner Brook Pulp and Paper. The former mill worker took to Facebook with an obscenity-filled rant about management last fall. Alexander said once something is posted on the web, it can quickly spread out of control. “It’s not private, it is public and everybody in your circle of friends can share that, can pass it along to others and before you know it …it goes viral and people’s lives are impacted by your comments,” said Alexander.
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