The complete guide to social media failures

New York Daily News (blog)

Deleted Drone Tweet and Race Rating Switch Mark Tough Friday For Rep ...
New York Daily News (blog)
Here's a guideline for members of Congress. If you tweeted lightheartedly about what later emerged as a potential violation of federal aviation policy, and the tweet has already been cited in news reports, don't delete it. It just adds attention. Rep ...

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Daily Mail

Singapore Airlines apologises for 'insensitive' social media posts following ...
Daily Mail
On Saturday, Singapore Airlines apologized and tried to clarify its remarks. 'We are aware of that our Facebook and Twitter update on Friday morning may have come across as insensitive to some. The post was in response to many requests from our ...


Twitter's Direct Messaging is about to get slightly less maddening on mobile
TechRadar UK
In a second tweet, the firm announced it is working on changes that will syncronise deleted messages across all of a user's devices. As of now, users can delete a conversation on their smartphone, yet still see it on their tablet or in the web browser ...

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Twitter's Direct Messaging is about to get slightly less maddening on mobile
TechRadar UK
In a second tweet the firm announced it is working on changes that will syncronise deleted messages across all of a user's devices. As of now users can delete a conversation on their smartphone, yet still see it on their tablet or in the web browser at ...


New York Daily News

Selena Gomez posts 'Pray for Gaza' on Instagram, drawing outrage and support ...
New York Daily News
Rihanna tweeted “#FreePalestine” on Twitter Tuesday, only to delete it soon after. (A source told TMZ that the tweet was posted by mistake.) NBA star Dwight Howard tweeted the same hashtag from his account a few days prior, only to apologize and take ...
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Daily Mail

'I'm sorry if I offended anyone': Jason Biggs apologises for tasteless ...
Daily Mail
Instead of quickly taking down the tweet or apologizing, Jason initially went on the attack in comments laced with profanity. 'Truly - you losers are literally trying to find s**t to get angry about. Channel your issues elsewhere.' He also typed, 'Hey ...

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Chuck D: 'Slaves' Rihanna and Dwight Howard 'pimped' into deleting ...
Twitchy
... Howard and singer Rihanna tweeted #FreePalestine this week before deleting their posts. Howard tweeted later that “he never commented on international politics and never will.” As for Rihanna, a source told TMZ that “she didn't even realize it was ...


Ubergizmo

Twitter will finally let you see -- and delete -- all of your direct messages
Engadget
If you've been on Twitter long enough, chances are that you've sent at least one or two direct messages (DMs) that you'd rather not see again. Deleting any regretful conversations in one fell swoop should you use the service across multiple devices isn ...
Twitter Will Make It Easier To Access And Delete DMsUbergizmo
The Upcoming Twitter Update Will Make It Easier to Delete DMsGeeky gadgets
Twitter Working on Updates So Users Can See and Delete All Direct MessagesBroadway World
Bitbag -Social Times (blog) -Wired.co.uk
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Contactmusic.com

Jason Biggs Issues Apology For Joking About Malaysia Airlines Crash On Twitter
Contactmusic.com
Many of his 455 thousand followers immediately slammed Biggs for the tweet, stating that it wasn't even slightly funny. "Was your sense of humor on that flight?" one person wrote, with another adding, "Way too soon for a joke like this; families don't ...


Citifmonline

US Embassy apologizes to Mahama over Twitter comment
Citifmonline
The United States embassy in Ghana has issued an apology to President John Dramani Mahama and the people of Ghana over what it describes as “errant tweets” posted via its official Twitter account to President Mahama's official Twitter account. This was ...
US Embassy In Accra Embarrassed Over Twitter BlunderSaharaReporters.com
US Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweetThe Trentonian
Ghana, US in Twitter WarsAllAfrica.com

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Don't expect an apology from Bill Maher over his misogynistic tweet
Washington Post (blog)
Retweets have topped 2,500. Some Twitter folks are asking that Maher act like a civilized person: @billmaher what is your problem, man? That is terrible on several levels. Good tweet to delete with accompanying apology. — Harold Pollack ...

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GOP group wants apology for 'nursing home' Tweet
Kansas City Star
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Republicans for Kansas Values wants an apology from Republican State Rep. J.R. Claeys, who posted a comment on Twitter saying the organization had “really raided the nursing home” to find Republican Davis ...

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