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Apple Threatens to Fire Its Employee Who Filmed TikTok Videos

Apple Threatens to Fire Its Employee Who Filmed TikTok Videos
Apple Threatens to Fire Its Employee Who Filmed TikTok Videos
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Apple allegedly threatened to fire an employee who posted a TikTok video containing essential iPhone security tips . Employee Paris Campbell said she was told she was violating company policy by introducing herself as an Apple employee and posting on Apple-related topics.

The company’s social media policy warns employees not to post about customers, colleagues, or confidential information, but Apple doesn’t specifically prevent employees from posting about technology. “We want you to be yourself, but you must also be respectful in posts, tweets, and other online communications,” an internal document said . says.

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A single mother living in New York, Campbell worked at Apple for nearly six years , most recently as a repair technician . She responded to another TikTok user who lost her iPhone at Coachella last week, and then received threatening messages saying her personal information would be sold on the black market if she didn’t remove her iPhone from her Apple ID.

Apple Threatens to Fire Its Employee Who Filmed TikTok Videos

Campbell’s TikTok Video Goes Viral

Campbell shared a video on iPhone tricks that went viral, reaching 5 million views in roughly 24 hours . On Friday, Campbell received a call from a manager telling him to remove the video or face disciplinary action “including termination.”

Campbell posted a second video over the weekend titled “dear Apple,” where he revealed that he was an Apple employee and said he expected to hear if he would be fired . Campbell used the following statements in the video:

“Until this video, I never described myself as an Apple employee, but the funny thing is that after reviewing social media policies… nothing says I can’t introduce myself as an Apple employee, I just shouldn’t do it in a way that makes the company look bad.”

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