ABOUT US AUDIENCE PRODUCTS & SERVICES www.vault.com The Top 10 Twitter Firings and Fallouts
www.vault.com Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings G ilbert Gottfried was fired as the voice of insurance company Aflac’s...
www.vault.com Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings N ot so subtle opportunism didn’t sit well with the general public, an...
www.vault.com Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings N ir Rosen resigned from his NYU Fellowship after making poorly receiv...
Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings C hrysler apologized for the tweet on its blog, acknowledging that it was posted by ...
www.vault.com Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings T he Indiana Attorney General was fired for suggesting violent means o...
www.vault.com Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings T he radio producer was fired from his show, The Ticket, for comments ...
www.vault.com Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings N asr’s tweeted mourning of Fadlallah--who’d made statements in favor ...
www.vault.com Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings Jon didn’t get fired—but he did get sued by the ref he names for defam...
www.vault.com Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings C atherine was dismissed from her columnist position at The Age newspa...
www.vault.com Top 10  Twitter  Fallouts and Firings G lenn Beck suffered no official reprimands for including a white supr...
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Using Twitter can seriously damage your career. Here are 10 high profile examples of what NOT to do.

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  1. ABOUT US AUDIENCE PRODUCTS & SERVICES www.vault.com The Top 10 Twitter Firings and Fallouts
  2. www.vault.com Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings G ilbert Gottfried was fired as the voice of insurance company Aflac’s mascot following insensitive remarks he made about recent natural disasters in Japan. Gilbert Gottfried: #Japan
  3. www.vault.com Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings N ot so subtle opportunism didn’t sit well with the general public, and Kenneth Cole issued an apology. Though no one was fired, the CEO of the company resigned shortly after. Kenneth Cole: #Egypt Uprising
  4. www.vault.com Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings N ir Rosen resigned from his NYU Fellowship after making poorly received comments about CBS News’ Lara Logan’s sexual assault in Egypt. Nir Rosen: #Lara Logan’s Sexual Assault
  5. Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings C hrysler apologized for the tweet on its blog, acknowledging that it was posted by a hired social media agency, New Media Strategies. The offending tweeter, Scott Bartosiewicz, says he meant to post it to his personal Twitter account, not Chrysler’s, while in traffic. The agency was reportedly fired. Chrysler: #The City of Detroit
  6. www.vault.com Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings T he Indiana Attorney General was fired for suggesting violent means of settling the Wisconsin protests in February. Jeff Cox: #Wisconsin Rioters
  7. www.vault.com Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings T he radio producer was fired from his show, The Ticket, for comments he made while upset that the Mavericks lost Game 4 of their NBA playoff series to San Antonio. Mike Bacsik: #San Antonio Mavericks’ Win
  8. www.vault.com Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings N asr’s tweeted mourning of Fadlallah--who’d made statements in favor of suicide bombings against Israeli citizens and was blacklisted in the US as a terrorist—resulted in the end of her 20-year career at CNN. Octavia Nasr: #Fadlallah’s Death
  9. www.vault.com Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings Jon didn’t get fired—but he did get sued by the ref he names for defamation. Jon Krawczynski: #Rockets Game Ref Call
  10. www.vault.com Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings C atherine was dismissed from her columnist position at The Age newspaper, following comments made about the late Steve Irwin’s 11-year old daughter. Catherine Deveny: #Steve Irwin’s Daughter
  11. www.vault.com Top 10 Twitter Fallouts and Firings G lenn Beck suffered no official reprimands for including a white supremacist group in his Twitter “favorites”—but he did quietly erase his list after public backlash. Glenn Beck: #White Nationalism

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