While I have joked plenty of times about how it won’t be long before Facebook is telling my blood type and preferred brand of hot sauce (Louisiana, if you were curious), there’s something to be said about knowing what you’re signing up for.
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That’s something I quickly learned years ago after perusing message boards. People can sometimes be too quick to overshare facets of their lives that probably need to be dropped off in an old shoe box and burned to the ground. Even now when I log on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, I am sometimes perplexed at what people are putting on full display: used condom wrappings, illegal drugs, rants about what a “sorry a** b*tch” their boss is as well as personal and lengthy rants about things that remind me of the last episode of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”(which was great, for the record).
It often leads me to wonder: Do you fools know the rest of us can see this?
Some forget, while others know exactly what they’re doing and could care less. They are willing to say whatever to whomever is watching with the hopes of scoring some much-needed attention.
In the case of one Burger King worker, he’s since learned that comes at a cost…and a possibly a paycheck. Yes, the image you see in this post was originally posted on the image-based Internet forum 4chan.org.
The caption read:
“This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.”
Not that I defend such idiotic behavior, but if you’re going to be a jackass, try not to incriminate yourself by showing the entire world.
Nevertheless, this is what happens when you mess with hackers who like their wraps with crispy chicken — fresh and footless topped lettuce – three cheeses, and ranch dressing wrapped up in a tasty flour tortilla.
While he must have thought this was funny, others weren’t laughing.
According to Hypervocal.com, Anonymous (the notorious vigilante hacking group) used GPS data embedded in the photo to locate the fast food restaurant’s address and reportedly contacted the franchise and FoxNews8.