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Landlord Evicts Tenants Over Crazy Party Pics on Facebook


Yes, here's another sign of the evil ways of Facebook -- or good ways, depending on your perspective. Just one day after hearing that a man may be denied disability payments thanks to time spent on the social networking site, we learn of a story out of the U.K. in which a young couple was booted from their apartment after online pics of a crazy party were found (on Facebook, of course) by their landlord. For our part, we're somewhat thankful that the tenants were sent running.

The landlord, 26-year-old Carolyn Lorimer, was browsing pictures from a wild party posted by a friend when she noticed that the background looked familiar. Before long, she realized that it was the apartment in Folkestone, Kent that she'd been renting out. She also couldn't help but notice that it had been destroyed by the antics of the revelers, who, among other things, had ripped down the wallpaper, burned holes in the carpet, and torn the chandelier from the ceiling by trying to use it as a swing.

Lorimer naturally asked the tenants to leave, and they did -- but sadly without paying their leftover bills, or damages. So, in this case, Facebook is doing some good, but we'd still recommend you keep those profiles private. Especially when posting party pics. We'd also recommend you not destroy someone else's property. [From: Mail Online, Via: Fark]

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