Friend Steals Online Content And I Let Her Post An Embarrassing Meme

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When online content stealing goes too far 😬

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

Exposing the truth behind a content-stealing influencer. 👀

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Jealousy or integrity? A friend's fake persona exposed. 😕

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

Join the Hidden Cat Challenge and spot the feline 🐱

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

When a harmless prank goes viral on social media 😂🤣

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

Dealing with a friend who steals online content for attention 😒

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

When a friend steals online content, karma strikes back 🔥

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

Navigating online content theft and its consequences. AITA?

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

Receiving Evil Cackle award for letting friend post embarrassing meme.

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

Friend embarrasses herself by stealing and posting fake meme 😂

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

Dealing with a friend who stole content and faced consequences 👀

yer-mommy | yer-mommy

When a friend steals online content, should you expose them? 💻

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When stealing content goes wrong 🤥🤫🤣

We all have that one friend who takes content without giving credit or reposts other people's posts as their own. But what happens when they get caught? One woman shares her story of how she sent her friend a photo challenge as a joke, only for her friend to steal the photo and post it as her own, complete with a fake backstory about a hidden cat.

When called out, the friend doubled down and refused to admit she was wrong, leading to a social media storm and lost sponsorships. Is the woman who sent the challenge the AH for not stopping her friend earlier, or is her friend to blame for stealing content and lying to her followers?

Let's dive into the comments and reactions on Reddit and see what people have to say. But first, a lesson in the dangers of stealing content and pretending to be someone you're not.

Encouraging hilarious content creation and therapy comeback with Dr. Frasier Crane.

type1error | type1error

Karma strikes as friend's lie outs her content theft 🤫

PretentiousUsername1 | PretentiousUsername1

Friend didn't recognize iconic 'Friends' apartment: commenters agree NTA.

Dszquphsbnt | Dszquphsbnt

Sending an embarrassing meme led to a bad lie. NTA.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Stealing content and lying? NTA OP got it right 🔥

Obtuse_Symposium | Obtuse_Symposium

Commenters discuss popular living rooms and influencer cringe.

itsabouthejourney | itsabouthejourney

Stealing online content backfires with hilarious meme. Justice served 🤣

serenityrabbit | serenityrabbit

Standing up against lying friend, NTA 🤥🤚

scrappy8350 | scrappy8350

Stealing online content backfires and causes sponsor loss and backlash 😬

imakesawdust | imakesawdust

Calling out a friend's lie for online content. 🤥📷

the_cat_whiskerer00 | the_cat_whiskerer00

😂 Enjoying the stolen content without guilt

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Empowering response to friend's stolen content and embarrassing meme.

tcsweetgurl | tcsweetgurl

Is it time to cut ties with your content-stealing friend? 🤔

bowlbettertalk | bowlbettertalk

Letting a friend post stolen content? NTA, but the fallout...🙈

ScoobyFan70 | ScoobyFan70

Calling out a liar on social media... 😎👊

Fantastic-Focus-7056 | Fantastic-Focus-7056

Honesty is the best policy: friend's lie exposed on social media 😬

DogsAreMyDawgs | DogsAreMyDawgs

Baking, wine, and justice - this commenter is NTA 🍰🍷⚖️

Iwaveatseals | Iwaveatseals

Karma strikes back! 😂 NTA for exposing content thief.

shtoopee | shtoopee

Commenter sympathizes with OP's frustration towards a fake friend.

Jumpsuiter | Jumpsuiter

Stand up against intellectual property theft! You're NTA 💪

coatrack68 | coatrack68

Monica misses iconic apartment, commenter finds it hilarious 😂

WineAndDogs2020 | WineAndDogs2020

Setting the record straight on an embarrassing meme 🤦‍♀️

pnutbuttercups56 | pnutbuttercups56

Calling out fake posts for internet points 🤔

Apathyash | Apathyash

Integrity matters. She brought it on herself. NTA. 🤝

not-for-sale-today- | not-for-sale-today-

Confronting a content thief with humor and honesty 😂🤥

NikkiIvan | NikkiIvan

Avoiding plagiarism 101: Google before you post. 🤔🔍

One_Establishment517 | One_Establishment517

She deserved it! 😂 NTA wins this one

boinktheclown | boinktheclown

Laughing with the commenter, no a-hole here

CarlJH | CarlJH

Justice served 🤝 Don't steal other people's content

John_JayKay | John_JayKay

Defending against plagiarism accusations with NTA, any guesses who's involved?

cfo6 | cfo6

Hilarious meme theft? NTA wins in this comment section 😂

AnotaCocktail | AnotaCocktail

Laughing at friend's embarrassment, but she deserves it! 😂😈

nevertheweirder | nevertheweirder

Sweet revenge 🍿 NTA shows friend who's boss

Few_Story3588 | Few_Story3588

Defending intellectual property is important. NTA deserves support 👍

dramaandaheadache | dramaandaheadache

Don't guilt trip someone for not sharing their resources. 🙅‍♀️

foopdedoopburner | foopdedoopburner

A hilarious story of online content theft and embarrassing memes 😂

Ornery_Plantain_8128 | Ornery_Plantain_8128

Social media criticism gets mixed reactions 🤔

Altruistic-Marzipan3 | Altruistic-Marzipan3

Stealing content and profiting is despicable 🤬

cultqueennn | cultqueennn

Stealing content always leads to embarrassment. NTA 🤷‍♀️

Lanky-Temperature412 | Lanky-Temperature412

When your 'friend' deserves it, but you still feel bad 😕

ShorkieMom | ShorkieMom

Sharing the laughs with fictional friends! 😂

PaleYellowScarf | PaleYellowScarf

Reposting the challenge could have avoided the drama. NTA.

CalliopesSong | CalliopesSong

Everyone agrees: not the a**hole for not stopping friend's theft.

gunnyhunty | gunnyhunty

Living a lie and expecting others to follow suit 🤔

winsbyboxes808 | winsbyboxes808

Setting a friend straight about stealing online content. NTA 👍

AliWadiHasan | AliWadiHasan

Stand up for yourself! You're not responsible for her actions.

cdaisycrochet | cdaisycrochet

Friend's ignorance leads to embarrassing online post - NTA

get-bread-not-head | get-bread-not-head

Influencer learns the hard way about stealing online content 🔥

whatever3232 | whatever3232

Keep up the good work, exposing the fake in people 👍

Nonsense_Producer | Nonsense_Producer

This influencer in her 40s is definitely not the a**hole 😎

KyleSherzenberg | KyleSherzenberg

Hilarious NTA comment about a bad liar friend 🤣

dystopianpirate | dystopianpirate

You're in the clear! Your friend chose to post it 😂

Meryix | Meryix

Identifying Friends' apartment, OP is definitely NTA 💁‍♀️

unaotradesechable | unaotradesechable

Honesty is the best policy, but some people still lie 🤥

kristallnachte | kristallnachte

Encouraging response to friend's online content theft 🤣

ReinaDulce | ReinaDulce

Commenter defends OP's decision to embarrass content thief.

illegalrooftopbar | illegalrooftopbar

Standing up against content theft like a true hero! 👏

FadedQueer | FadedQueer

Hilarious meme shared without permission, but still NTA.

Carvinesire | Carvinesire

A light-hearted NTA comment that got a good laugh 😂

2000000009 | 2000000009

Justice served! 😂

meifahs_musungs | meifahs_musungs

Deception on social media: common or unacceptable? 🤔

freakwent | freakwent

Friend steals your content and gets caught. NTA for confronting.

ShadyBookDealer | ShadyBookDealer

Sarcastic suggestion to raise awareness, NTA judgement.

DarDarBinks89 | DarDarBinks89

Cut the leech loose 🐛💔

-too-hot-to-handle- | -too-hot-to-handle-

Posting without research leads to embarrassment 😅

LittleRedPooka | LittleRedPooka

Exposing a content thief can help protect others' sponsorships. #NTA

Last_Discipline_9753 | Last_Discipline_9753