Using Our Words Carefully

The Internet is a powerful tool and can backfire on an individual quickly. This story is a great reminder to be careful what we put up online.

New York Times magazine has a fascinating article about people whose lives have been destroyed by ill-considered moments on the Internet and the virtual lynch mobs that descended upon them (something I’ve posted about in the past). I find this phenomenon pretty terrifying, especially as someone who has blogged for eight years, written over a thousand posts, and said various things over the years that have either been stupid or completely misperceived or both. Learn more.

Nancy

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