As the popularity of social media continues to accelerate, it’s no surprise that famous faces and well-known brands are increasingly using these platforms to reach the people responsible for their fame.
The power of social media channels allows actors, comedians, athletes, and companies to interact with their followers, yet the casual comfort of these conversations can sometimes result in social slip-ups.
MDG Advertising developed this Infographic showing how the improper use of social media has caused some big names to gain unfavorable attention, but has also allowed them to quickly win back their faithful fans.
However, some social media mistakes end up having positive results.
But not every high-profile gaffe has to end with embarrassment or alienated fans.
Handling a blunder smoothly with humor and class can actually reflect well on a celebrity or brand, turning negative into positive.
Take a look at some of the most notable social screw-ups of the past few years, tracking the aftermath — for better or worse — of each mistake.
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