The Internet Ruined My Life

July 2016

S1 Ep5 - Adults Only

Expired 3.0 23 x
Aspiring actress, Glee fan and an extra on the show, Nicole, sent out a harmless tweet about the season finale resulting in a serious spoiler alert, sullying her name in the industry and ending her acting career before it had the chance to begin. Sierra McCurdy's misuse of emojis in a comment on a breaking news story about...

S1 Ep6 - Video Villain

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After aspiring model Jennifer Box participated in a prank video called 'Drunk Girl', the backlash on social media was so severe that it resulted in a collapsed lung and a derailed career. While writing stories for strangers on a typewriter in a public park, writer Christopher Hemlin found himself the target of online abuse...

S1 Ep3

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At 19, Cameron’s interest in social media and shock value led him to a craze known as the Piss Olympics. What started out as a prank nearly landed Cameron in prison and forever marred his presence on social media. #pissresponsibly. In the aftermath of a devastating breakup, Allyson Pereira obliged to her ex-boyfriend’s req...

S1 Ep4

Expired 3.0 41 x
Annemarie's ex-boyfriend began posting naked photos of her online - ones she didn't consent to taking. Shared across porn sites, she was stalked, ridiculed and humiliated at work, eventually taking matters into her own hands. Hoping to promote her makeup business, Ashley posted before and after shots of her face on Instagr...


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This series explores the dark side of technology through first-person accounts of social media disasters. Ripped from the headlines, each episode tells the real-life stories of people whose posts, tweets or status updates brought about the wrong kind of attention. This episode features stories from former social media acti...


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Mark was succeeding in his professional and personal life: a great career as an executive chef and a great girlfriend. It all changed when mark found himself in a Facebook fight with a woman who was insulting the practices of a restaurant she'd never been to, leading to unsavoury words being said - and cost him his job. Br...