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Three Common Twitter Goofs, And How To Recover From Them

Everyone does it.

You misspell a word and press “Send” too quickly; you’re a social media manager for a brand and you tweet something personal to the company’s thousands of followers; you send a tweet that was meant to be a DM.

It happens, and it’s not the end of the world. But it’s always smart to keep apprised of the potential Twitter traps to avoid, and prepare a game plan for when you do mess up.

Here are three common Twitter goofs. Before you panic, we’ll also help you out with a few damage control tactics.

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Red Cross Makes Twitter Faux Pas, Recovers Gracefully

The American Red Cross unwittingly provided a fantastic lesson in social media yesterday: watch what you tweet. Of course, this is common knowledge, but just knowing something doesn’t mean you always put it into practice. And while the organization suffered from a little embarrassment, the ultimate lesson this case study teaches is how to recover gracefully.

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