‘Pack your stuff’ This lad’s advice on a supposed cheater divides FB

Since the advent of social media, the internet has been awash with people naming and shaming each other.

Tagging mates in compromising positions and sharing snaps of someone else's fail have been part and parcel of social media since we first heard the term BeboStunnah.

But knowing where to draw the line is, and will continue to be, a contentious issue among social media users.

Dividing Facebook users yesterday, Stevie Wilcock made the decision to share the description of a random woman he assumed was cheating on her partner.

Without knowing the context of the conversation he overheard, Stevie came to the conclusion that a woman he encountered in a coffee shop was cheating on her partner, and decided to raise the alarm on social media (As you do.)

Offering a description of the woman – he estimated her age and described what she was wearing – he then went on to reveal her location and her car registration number in a supposed effort to alert her partner to her assumed infidelity.

While some social media users praised Stevie's supposed detective work and immediately cast aspersions on the woman in question, others were understandably irate that a stranger would jump to conclusions and go on to share someone's personal details in a public post.

"This is terrible, there but for the grace of god for goodness sake, not knowing the facts this unfeeling person could be causing so much damage I despair of the human race," wrote one.

"She's in a petrol station talking to someone and….? Telling them a story??! Big deal," wrote another. "Be careful what conclusions you jump to you could be wrecking someone's life for no reason at all! Numpty."

"Chinese whispers spring to mind. U should get the facts straight before uploading private information on her car and her life all over FB – u have no idea of the story behind that woman," slammed yet another stunned Facebook user. 

"In all honesty there could be 100 different reasons whilst she's there. Doesn't mean she's a cheat," she added.

Sorry Stevie, but we're with them on this one.

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