Business - Written Thursday, July 22, 2010 by Tim Bevins - 0 Comments
Okay, it might. But for every story about people losing their jobs because of tweets (Octavia Nasr’s case got lots of coverage: http://tinyurl.com/ybc6y5s, http://tinyurl.com/38ctb9a), there must be hundreds of stories about how tweeting and blogging add to business, enhance corporate and individual reputations, improve customer relations, and generally produce positive results. In a report we published late last year (Success (and Failure) Factors for Web 2.0), I offered a few ideas for avoiding problems, starting with a very simple one that most people forget: everything you post is, or can easily be made, public and it’s virtually permanent.
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