Top 12 Social Media Blunders of 2011

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Social media is immediate. An insensitive or inaccurate tweet can quickly make it around the world before any apology or explanation can even be typed. Sadly, some of us have to learn this the hard way. So from utilizing the protests in Egypt to promote a clothing line, to dropping f-bombs on your company’s account, here are some of the worst social media blunders of 2011—and what you can learn from them.