Apple Firing Employee over Facebook Rants is Justified Rules Court

An employment tribunal, recently, ruled that Apple was correct in dismissing Samuel Crisp, the employee who, in a number of Facebook posts, criticised his job as well as his iPhone.

According to the panel, Crisp's continuous rant over his "jesusPhone" along with misfiring apps as well as with his job at one of the Apple's shops were not private in nature.

Crisp in one of the post said about an application that it, "F***ed up my time zone for the third time in a week and woke me up at 3am? JOY!!"

The former employee also made fun of the company's tagline. Apple started offering Beatles songs for the iTunes that originally said, "Tomorrow is another day. That you'll never forget" while Crisp posted that, "Tomorrow's just another day that hopefully I will forget." reported Metro.

Crisp is in his 20s and before dismissal was working as specialist in Apple's Chapel-field store in Norwich. The Facebook post got noticed when a colleague of Crisp who was in his friends list in Facebook told Crisp's boss about these posts.

After the dismissal Crisp alleged that this was an unfair dismissal to which the panel in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, held that even though the act was harsh, it was justified.