10 People Who Were Canned for Naughty Social Media Behavior

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  • Anthony Weiner
  • Nir Rosen
  • Voula Papachristou
  • Adria Richards
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  • Jofi Joseph
  • Rhonda Lee
  • Denise Helms
  • Ayo Kimathi
  • April Sims

Adria Richards

Who knew standing up to sexism could get you fired? Computer programmer Adria Richards was at a work conference when she heard a group of men making sexist comments about female body parts. She took a pic of the men and posted it to her Twitter account. The men were reprimanded, but Richards was canned for reporting it on social media.

(Photo: Twitter via Adria Richards)

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