The complete guide to social media failures

AP's Botched Tweet Is Reminder Twitter Needs to Address Corrections
Mashable
On Twitter, the options to correct or clarify a tweet after it has been posted are far more limited. You can delete the original tweet, but this may be viewed as an effort to conceal a mistake, and it does nothing to clarify the error to those who have ...

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I Don't Want Your Apology. I Want You to Think Before You Tweet.
Huffington Post
There are so many celebrities who have apologized on Twitter, or in general. There are the half-assed apologies (we've all experienced those) that somehow manage to still count. You have to watch what you say, watch what you wear, watch what you text ...

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Haaretz

Tepid apology by British MP for tweet condoning Gaza rockets
Haaretz
A British Liberal Democrat MP who tweeted that he would probably fire a rocket at Israel if he lived in Gaza has issued what his party, the Liberal Democrats, maintained was a "categorical apology." In a post that appeared on his Twitter feed Tuesday ...


Daily Mail

Family Asked To Leave Southwest Flight After Tweet
CBS Local
Watson says he was forced to delete the tweet. “She said, 'You can't board the plane unless you delete that tweet,'” Watson said. Southwest Airlines sent a statement which confirmed that a customer was removed for a short time and continued on to ...
Family kicked off a Southwest plane until the dad deleted a tweet calling the ...Daily Mail
Family removed from Southwest flight over tweet about rude agent, dad saysWashington Times
Family kicked off Southwest Airlines flight over negative tweetkfor.com
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BBC News

Lib Dem MP Ward's 'categorical apology' over Gaza tweet
BBC News
The Lib Dems say David Ward has given a "categorical apology" for his comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Mr Ward tweeted on Tuesday: "The big question is - if I lived in #Gaza would I fire a rocket? - probably yes." In a statement ...
Tepid apology by British MP for tweet condoning Gaza rocketsHaaretz
British MP Apologizes for Tweet Supporting Hamas Rocket AttacksArutz Sheva
MP apologises for Gaza rocket tweetshropshirestar.com
Yahoo News UK
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Daily Mail

Family kicked off a Southwest plane until the dad deleted a tweet calling the ...
Daily Mail
An incredulous passenger has said he will never fly Southwest Airlines again after being asked to leave a flight and threatened with the police unless he deleted a tweet that a gate agent did not like on Sunday. To add insult to injury, marketing ...
Family Asked To Leave Southwest Flight After TweetCBS Local
Man Kicked Off Flight After Tweeting About 'Rude' Gate AgentMashable
Family removed from Southwest flight over tweet about rude agent, dad saysWashington Times
kfor.com -WRTV Indianapolis
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Upstart Magazine

EPA apologized on Twitter for Kim K game promotion
Upstart Magazine
After around 3 hours, the tweet promotion was deleted. However, at that time, it already had some 3,000 re-tweets. There was also a comment posted by John Dingell, Michigan Democratic Rep said he did not know Kim K. Later, an apology tweet was posted.
Oops! EPA Office of Water Accidentally Tweets About Kim Kardashian Mobile ...Yahoo Celebrity UK
Kim Kardashian App Takeover! The Government Tweets About Their C-List ...PerezHilton.com
Even the EPA Can't Stop Playing Kim Kardashian's Mobile GameJezebel

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Nuneaton News

Nuneaton Town chairman issues apology after Coventry City twitter upset
Nuneaton News
BORO chairman Ian Neale has issued an apology after a club tweet resulted in a backlash from Coventry City fans on Saturday night. The tweet – which read “Cov fans still on pitch. Well if you don't have your own ground I suppose you lose that sense of ...

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Newsday

LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbors as apology for commotion caused ...
The Plain Dealer
Cleveland Cavaliers fans take pictures at the gate of LeBron James' home on July 11, in Bath Township after James announced he will return to the Cavaliers. On Tuesday, James sent cupcakes to his neighbors as an apology for the ruckus his return caused.
LeBron James offers up baked goods as an apology to Cleveland neighborsThe Star-Ledger
LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbours in apologyCBC.ca
LeBron James sends apologies and cupcakes to Ohio neighboursMacleans.ca

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WSJ Takes Some Computer Systems Offline After Cyber Intrusion
Wall Street Journal
The publisher's response follows a hacker's claims on Twitter to have penetrated the wsj.com website and is offering to sell not only user information but also the credentials necessary to control the server. That ability would allow a buyer to "modify ...

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WSJ Takes Some Computer Systems Offline After Cyber Intrusion
Wall Street Journal
The publisher's response follows a hacker's claims on Twitter to have penetrated the wsj.com website and is offering to sell not only user information but also the credentials necessary to control the server. That ability would allow a buyer to "modify ...


Social Times (blog)

Twitter Improves Privacy and Consistency of Direct Messages
Social Times (blog)
Twitter announced recently that users will be able to delete direct messages (DMs) — private messages between users who follow each other — more consistently on both mobile and the Web. Users who'd deleted DMs on thier mobile devices were still ...

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