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Twitter Mistakes to Avoid at Work

Hamsa Ramesha | Inside Tech

June 11, 2010

1. Lying on the Job

We’ve all told a little white lie to get away with something – from family emergencies to mysterious doctor appointments, it’s pretty harmless, and very common. But since you’ve gotten away with it, why broadcast the lie? If a boss or vengeful coworker comes across this public tweet, they’d be idiots not to confront you about it, and it may be cause for termination – especially if you’ve done this before. At least check the privacy button if you’re going to boast about your lying prowess – and make sure your colleagues and peers aren’t following you.

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