RENO 911 – Restaurant Shames Dine and Dasher on Facebook,
Gets Him Arrested
The post and picture were shared over 900 times, and garnered around 550 likes. Zelaznog claims that the incident was blown out of proportion and that he was planning on taking care of the bill.
While the ethics and privacy implications of businesses posting personal pictures of customers are dubious at best, there’s no doubt that the stunt achieved its desired results. Facebook’s ability to unmask virtually anyone can be used for both devious purposes and good ones.