15 social media controversies that made you want to delete your account

Here's the tea on the Twitter, Facebook and Instagram blunders that nearly shut things down.

March 26, 2018

Social media continues to transform the way we communicate with friends, lovers, celebrities, and even our favorite brands. We’ve all had our moments on social, from snapping a thirst trap that went too far, to sending a text to the wrong person, to posting an artsy nude as our LinkedIn profile picture. Ok never mind, that was just me.

The point being, us normal folks typically have our mistakes forgiven and forgotten pretty quickly. However, when you have millions of followers, international attention, and a rep to uphold, the stakes become increasingly higher. Whether you’re looking to grow your own brand, run your companies social media, or just don’t wanna get caught slipping. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest social controversies to date and judge whether they came out thriving or canceled away.


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