Who hasn’t accidentally hit “send” on an email before giving it a final once-over, or posted something to social media that we wish we hadn’t? The good news is, for most of us, our measly 300 or so followers probably didn’t see that post. Even if they did, they wouldn’t care, nor would it have detrimental effects on your career.
But for social media managers and people who work in PR, an accidental “send” is a nightmare. As are social media campaigns that were ill-advised.
Here are some of the most egregious social media fails that could’ve been avoided if people just logged into the right account, double-checked their links, or had someone in the room to ask, “could there be any possible backlash to this?”