If someone published a book full of all the comments you’d left on social media, would you be proud?
Insights from Intern Maddison Richards
Every 60 seconds there are 510 comments made, 293,000 statuses updated and 136,000 photos uploaded on Facebook (Source: The Social Skinny). Do you remember everything you’ve posted?
Do you find the thought of someone scrolling through your social media history viewing your long-forgotten posts and pictures daunting? Maybe you should.
If you’re Australian, odds are you’re one of the following:
Here are a few examples of where tweets on twitter have gone wrong for individuals:
For example social media now plays a key role in the job search process. Would you be happy if a future employer could see everything you wrote on social media? Many do check social media accounts of potential employees and take what they see into account.
You may not have as many followers or cause much controversy as the users mentioned above but it doesn't mean that what you say on social media won’t come back to bite you.
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