Photo via TwitPic
Twitter recently got a MARTA Train Driver in trouble after one of it’s users twitpic’d (i.e. took a photo) of him alledgedly texting while operating the train. Talk about BIG BROTHER is watching!! Nowadays, there’s not much you can get away with without someone behind you sneaking to take a photo to post it online. It also appears that the AJC is following the route of us bloggers and are quickly picking up newstips from the social network. I know…it’s really not that unusual at all, but I just found it amusing that the reporter even referenced MARTA’s twitter statement as their official response:
A statement that MARTA posted on Twitter following the AJC’s inquiries added: “The safety and security of our patrons is MARTA’s first and foremost concern. Texting while operating a MARTA vehicle is against company policy. MARTA takes the allegations implied by this photo of a train operator texting while operating a train very seriously … appropriate disciplinary actions will be taken upon the conclusion of the investigation.” (source)
And let’s not forget V-103’s Greg Street’s very public twitter saga where he mentioned an episode that occured in an Atlanta nightclub and was suspended for a week after his employer, CBS Radio claimed his twitter was disrespectful to one of it’s advertisers. Shoot! And you thought multi-media text messages were bad….wait til the Twitter/TwitPic brigade gets a hold of you stealing copy paper or better yet…cheatin’ on your spouse! This ish is at a whole nutha level….
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