Posts on social media come back to haunt those in politics, sports on the Suncoast

From mysuncoast . com   Novmber 21, 2018

What happens on the internet will always stay on the internet, but some people don’t think twice before making an inappropriate post.

“Really they thought of it as ‘I’m just talking to my 10 or 15’ friends when in reality I’m talking to the whole world,” said Danny Fuerstman, Political Science Professor at State College of Florida.

…….“If there’s something ugly out there, they’ll find it. If there’s something they can take out of context, they’ll usually do that,” said New College of Florida Political Science Professor Frank Alcock, of politicians using social media for opposition research.

See the entire interview here.


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