One of my tips for social media include
- Remember you are in a public place.
I am a fan of Tom Watson and do not blame him for deleting a
Tweet. post. If he did.
But the point is that deleting something online does not necessarily get rid of it.
Guido Fawkes tweets:
- 23 minutes ago: “Internet never forgets! Despite deleting @Tom_Watson‘s RSS feed still has full Campbell’s evidence text www.tom-watson.co.uk/feed/” ”
I have also noticed how some political commentators love sniffing out a suspected deleted Tweet.
Back to my tips:
- Think before you post – Prevention is more powerful than cure
- If a mistake happens: Correction may be better than deletion.