FireMe! app posts your tweets about job, bosses - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

FireMe! app posts your tweets about job, bosses

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

The latest tool for bosses and HR departments to blow the cover of employees that lash out on Twitter has hit the web.

The app is called FireMe!

And you could already be on it.

Devised by a German research university, it's a search engine that filters tweets from around the world and loads them onto the website.

Combine the word "job" with, "hate", "boss", "kill", or add in a little profanity, and the tweet is uploaded to the site in real time for anyone to see.

"You never want to say anything bad about your boss or your competitor or anything that could end up backfiring on you," said professional resume builder Steve Miller.

Miller has helped 8,000 clients in Las Vegas, and when it comes to social media, he believes many act without thought of consequences.

"They really think that somehow they're incognito, that they're not traceable, that they're protected," Miller said.

There's no protection on FireMe! Tweets and Twitter handles are separated into categories such as haters, horrible bosses, sexual encounters and potential killers.

If you're worried, there's a section of the site where you can check check out your own Twitter handle.

You are given a fire meter score on how likely you could be fired if your boss saw what you've posted.

The creators of the site state this was invented to raise awareness to the dangers of online information.

Copyright 2013 KVVU (KVVU Broadcast Corporation) All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

    Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

    Sunday, June 25 2017 1:51 AM EDT2017-06-25 05:51:56 GMT
    Monday, June 26 2017 4:33 AM EDT2017-06-26 08:33:14 GMT
    A teen dangling about 25 feet off the ground from a moving gondola ride was saved by a man and his daughter at a New York amusement park. (Source: Fitsha Cirby/CNN)A teen dangling about 25 feet off the ground from a moving gondola ride was saved by a man and his daughter at a New York amusement park. (Source: Fitsha Cirby/CNN)

    Officials: Teenage girl falls 25 feet from gondola ride at update New York amusement park, no serious injuries reported.

    More >>

    Officials: Teenage girl falls 25 feet from gondola ride at update New York amusement park, no serious injuries reported.

    More >>
  • SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

    SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

    Sunday, June 25 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-06-25 15:52:28 GMT
    Monday, June 26 2017 4:32 AM EDT2017-06-26 08:32:47 GMT

    SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida.

    More >>

    SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida.

    More >>
  • Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

    Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:02 AM EDT2017-06-26 07:02:42 GMT
    Monday, June 26 2017 4:03 AM EDT2017-06-26 08:03:20 GMT

    So far, five Republican senators are expressing opposition to the Senate GOP plan that would scuttle much of former President Barack Obama's health law, as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

    More >>

    So far, five Republican senators are expressing opposition to the Senate GOP plan that would scuttle much of former President Barack Obama's health law, as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly