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#social media fail

# social-media-fail - Monday 10 September, 2018

'That's me sorted for the Listowel Races': St Vincent de Paul apologises over student's social media boast
# Social Media Fail
# Social Media Fail

'That's me sorted for the Listowel Races': St Vincent de Paul apologises over student's social media boast

Sep 10th 2018, 10:15 PM 73,018 Views 47 Comments

The charity was forced to cancel a cheque issued to a student who claimed it was needed to pay his college fees.

# social-media-fail - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

This corporate Twitter account's tribute to David Bowie backfired spectacularly
# Poor Paul
From The Daily Edge
# Poor Paul

This corporate Twitter account's tribute to David Bowie backfired spectacularly

Jan 10th 2017, 11:40 AM 6,928 Views 2 Comments

Oh dear.

# social-media-fail - Thursday 31 December, 2015

A ton of brands made the exact same mistake with their scheduled New Year's tweets
# Crappy New Year
From The Daily Edge
# Crappy New Year

A ton of brands made the exact same mistake with their scheduled New Year's tweets

Dec 31st 2015, 10:06 AM 9,248 Views 4 Comments

Not so hasty, you guys.

# social-media-fail - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

11 people who need to give up social media for Lent
# Off The Grid
From The Daily Edge
# Off The Grid

11 people who need to give up social media for Lent

Feb 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,958 Views 3 Comments

It’s time.

# social-media-fail - Friday 12 December, 2014

Major US chain sparks outrage by joking about 'Serial' murder on Twitter
# Brand
From The Daily Edge
# Brand

Major US chain sparks outrage by joking about 'Serial' murder on Twitter

Dec 12th 2014, 7:53 AM 2,081 Views 0 Comments

AKA how not to be a brand on social media.

# social-media-fail - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Here is why Bill Cosby's meme experiment went horribly awry last night
# Cosby Meme
From The Daily Edge
# Cosby Meme

Here is why Bill Cosby's meme experiment went horribly awry last night

Nov 11th 2014, 6:01 PM 43,571 Views 20 Comments

Let’s just say it didn’t go according to plan.

# social-media-fail - Friday 12 September, 2014

A LOT of brands really messed up their 9/11 tributes yesterday
# Social Media Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Social Media Fail

A LOT of brands really messed up their 9/11 tributes yesterday

Sep 12th 2014, 9:06 AM 7,197 Views 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s probably wiser to say nothing at all.

# social-media-fail - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Pizza brand accidentally tweets joke about pizza on domestic abuse hashtag
# Why I Stayed
From The Daily Edge
# Why I Stayed

Pizza brand accidentally tweets joke about pizza on domestic abuse hashtag

Sep 9th 2014, 2:09 PM 5,076 Views 1 Comment

#facepalm

# social-media-fail - Saturday 22 March, 2014

13 people who shouldn't be allowed to share on social media
# Oversharing
From The Daily Edge
# Oversharing

13 people who shouldn't be allowed to share on social media

Mar 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 36,929 Views 46 Comments

Oh dear.