Social Media

social-media

Want to know what Facebook know about you?

The amount of data that Facebook have on their users is a huge concern for a lot of people, and indeed, some people aren't aware of just how much information the social network gathers up about everyone. Well, now you can find out what they know, through a Chrome extension. Facebook have been pretty secretive…

Restaurant tells someone to "f*ck off lady"

For the most part, complaining online, in public, is rather unseemly. However, sometimes, people feel like they've no other option and take to Facebook and Twitter for a moan. And so, to Jennifer Bennett who posted a complaint about a restaurant in Chorlton, Manchester. She'd booked a meal at a place called Lusitano, and when…

Creepy Nando's - now sliding into your DMs

Some people go to Nando's to eat, plain and simple. Other people - who are clearly the kind of people who need to be rounded up and flogged - go for a 'cheeky' Nando's. Well, the latter type of customer seems to be rubbing off on the staff, who decided to get all lusty after…

Cineworld causing mild grief with allocated seating

Listen up everyone - the world is coming to an end. Cineworld is trialling allocated seating and the internet is going into meltdown. It started off with someone called We Are Vultures (real name, Weven R. Vultures) sending a snotty tweet to Cineworld Cinemas, who then had the audacity to tell the truth.   This…

Facebook Messenger recording your calls without permission?

Facebook launched their Messenger service not too long ago, in a bid to muscle in on the market that WhatsApp have enjoyed so much. If you have the FB app on your phone, you were pretty much forced to download the Messenger app because Zuckerberg wouldn't let you read your inbox without it. Most people…

EasyJet wanted to eject customer off flight for snarky tweet

An EasyJet customer claims that the bargain airline threatened to stop him boarding a flight because he posted a pissy tweet about the company. Mark Leiser, who teaches and studies internet law at Strathclyde University, got the hump about a delayed flight from Glasgow to London, which made him miss a connection. Of course, the…

Facebook bans photo of woman in the bath

Have a look at this photograph of a woman in the bath. Facebook have banned it from the social network on grounds of taste and decency. Now, hands-up if you though that the lady in question was baring a giant boob, or whether you gawped at what is clearly an elbow. Doesn't matter either way…

Yodel take action against 'libellous' tweets...

Poor Yodel. They made it through to the semi-finals of our Worst Company In Britain awards last year, and it seems that the public haven’t warmed to them any more since then. In fact, lots of their customers have been tweeting about their less-than-perfect experiences and Yodel have brought in the lawyers, demanding that Twitter…

Are you a foreigner? You can't buy our booze, say Waitrose

Yesterday, avid Bitterwallet reader Torunn popped into the Newcastle branch of Waitrose to buy groceries and also - whisper it - a little booze. Initially flattered that she was being asked for ID before she could purchase the alcohol, the 30 year-old Norwegian produced her driver's licence. Surprisingly, the staff refused to accept her identification…

Primark customers are "fat, pikeys" according to staff

There are over 500 groups on Facebook dedicated to mutterings about Primark, so you'll forgive us if we don't trawl through every single one of them. Not all the uber-chatter is courtesy of happy shoppers though, at least according to Brand Republic. Somewhere amongst those dozens of groups, the staff have waded in to give…