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This article was published on July 3, 2012

This Twitter account retweets misguided souls who share photos of their bank cards

This Twitter account retweets misguided souls who share photos of their bank cards
Drew Olanoff
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Drew Olanoff

Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for onlin Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for online charitable movements. He founded #BlameDrewsCancer. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, or email [email protected]

I think it’s safe to say that most people know that taking a photo of your debit or credit card and sharing it publicly on the Internet is a bad idea, but unfortunately a few folks didn’t get the memo.

The account, called @NeedADebitCard, is simply trolling Twitter to find people who have just “found” their credit card or got one in the mail, and felt the need to share it with everyone…and include a picture. Not just any picture, but one that shows off the details of their account.

This is of course pretty moronic on their part, but it shows that most people don’t get how massive the Internet is, and how it never ever forgets:

Here’s a sampling:

Wow. Folks, please, please don’t ever do this. Didn’t we learn our lesson after reading about WeKnowWhatYoureDoing?