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Fired Over Twitter: 13 Tweets That Got People CANNED

07/14/2010 11:32 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

To your employer, you are what you tweet.

While most of your Twitter updates may be harmless--whether it's the latest viral video or what you had for breakfast--voicing an opinion on Twitter, even if it's not expressly critical, can land you in hot water and out of a job.

We've taken a look at 13 people who were fired over their Twitter posts. Was it excessive or did they earn it? Vote in the slideshow below.

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