Infographic: 8 social media blunders to avoid

Refrain from religious or political hot takes, control the urge to post irrelevant viral videos, don’t talk trash about customers, and please—please—do not try to capitalize on tragedy.

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On social media, there are millions of things that should probably remain unuttered, unposted and untweeted, but Red Website Design has a helpful infographic that narrows the list to eight:

1. Negative posts about customers or clients

Don’t talk trash about people—even if they fully deserve it.

2. Irrelevant viral content

Newsjacking is acceptable, but trying to score cheap points by haphazardly posting links to surfing Komodo dragon videos or the latest Ukrainian parliament brawl can ding your credibility. Desperation is a stinky cologne.

3. Political or religious posts

Don’t force your hot takes about Zoroastrianism or political hot potatoes on your social media followers. Unless, of course, your stock-in-trade is riling the masses.

4. Content that isn’t proofread or edited

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