We all know that things can spread fast on social media. And this especially true when things go wrong. Bad tweets, wrong accounts, bad timing, bad ideas, F-bomb… there are a few examples of how things can reach the #epic_fail level on social media.
Fail Bonus: Nokia, What The Heck Are You Tweeting?
And there was of course no reason 2013 would escape this trend. From Twitter account being hacked, to bots answering client requests, here are the top 5 Social Media fails of 2013, brought to us by the Search Engine Journal.
Let’s end this story with a quote from the great Don Draper that could save many businesses following a social media fail:
[quote]If you don’t like what is being said, change the conversation.[/quote]
Do you have any other social media fail examples to share?
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