Lover’s Quarrel Blasted on Facebook
While this lovers’ quarrel played out over Facebook is hysterical, it is also sad, embarrassing and – above all – an example of what anyone in a relationship should NOT want to have widely broadcasted or distributed over social media. Read this article on the matter.
Married Man Outed Via Twitter
I’m not sure which is worst. That a married man (who claimed to be single) appeared to shamelessly flirt with a woman on a plane, or that the woman on the plane proceeded to ruin the married man’s life by live-tweeting the entire event. I will leave it up to you to make whatever conclusions you deem appropriate.
However, one very clear lesson from this fallout is that social media (and the pervasive use of everything electronic) has increasingly become a purveyor of transparency. So whenever you get the urge to do something even a little sleezy, just remember that what you think may be private can very easily and unexpectedly become public.
NYU Student’s Cover Letter
Who writes (and actually sends) this to a potential employer? This was passed all around Wall Street and now it lives on the Internet…FOREVER.
This is an example of what NOT to do with email, social media or, for that matter, any communication tool.
Kenneth Cole’s Cairo Tweet
So let me get this right… In the middle of a countries’ historic civil war an international fashion mogul decides to use that countries’ misfortune to promote his spring collection! For obvious reason this was clearly a BAD IDEA.