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Justine Sacco's offensive tweet causes uproar
A PR specialist has been fired after her tweet caused a digital uproar.
Justine Sacco was once responsible for the image of some of the biggest names on the internet... Match.com, OK Cupid, About.com -- even the Daily Beast.
But Friday, before boarding a flight to South Africa, she sent out an offensive tweet about aids and race.
By the time she landed, the tweet had gone global and she'd been fired.
Sacco's tweet and twitter page have been deleted.
Her family says, "This is not indicative of the type of person she is."