The power of social media is undeniable. A single viral video can have massive repercussions, as a former FedEx driver in Wichita, Kansas recently discovered. After a video of a heated exchange between the driver and a customer went viral, the driver was let go from her job. But what the video didn’t show was the full story of what happened that day.
The video shows the driver and customer engaged in a tense exchange, with the driver making an inappropriate racist comment. The driver has since issued an apology, acknowledging that her comment was wrong and that she should not have said it. But she also said that the video didn’t show what led up to that point.
According to the driver, the customer’s driveway was full, forcing her to park on the side of the street. After she pulled out her dolly, she asked for help, but everyone just looked at her. As she was trying to pull the dolly up the curb, she fell, causing her to become frustrated. That’s when the customer started recording.
The original video has amassed more than 3 million views, while the driver’s apology has over a million. FedEx has since released a statement, confirming that the driver is no longer providing service.
This story of a viral video gone wrong serves as a reminder of the power of social media and the importance of being mindful of our words and actions. It also serves as a reminder that there are always two sides to every story.