Here's some free advice: Think before you tweet!
Twitter user QueenDemetriax_ learned that lesson the hard way after she apparently tweeted a threat to American Airlines on Sunday. The airline responded to the user's purported tweet with a tweet of its own, saying her IP address and information would be forwarded to security and the FBI.
The user tried to play it off as a joke, but it wasn't a laughing matter. A 14-year-old girl from the Netherlands has since been arrested and charged in connection with the threat.
— Politie Rotterdam eo (@Politie_Rdam) April 14, 2014
The airline wrote in a statement, "At American, the safety of our passengers and crew is our top priority. We take security matter very seriously and work with authorities on a case-by-case basis."
Sadly, other people haven't learned that 140 characters may not seem like a lot, but it's more than enough to completely humiliate yourself or destroy your career.
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