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5 important lessons to learn from Twitter fails of 2014

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16:00 PM | 12 June 2014
by Jim Compton-hall
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Some people just can't be trusted with Twitter. A list of hilarious and stupid Twitter blunders that hold important lessons for us all.

We're just over half way through 2014 and already Twitter has been flooded by brands, organisations and individuals getting it wrong. Many brands just don't get it "#LOL #WorldCup #Obama #Oscars #GameOfThrones" and then there are others who seem to be playing a game of "Who can offend the most people in 140 characters?"

Here's some of the worst Twitter mistakes of 2014 (so far!) and, because we like to be educational as well as entertaining, we've highlighted a lesson to learn from each one.

1. Dishonesty is definitely the worst policy

MasterCard offered press accreditation for The Brits to a Telegraph journalist in exchange for some promotional tweets. The journalist shared the offer and before long, MasterCard's hashtag #PricelessSurprises was being used against them.

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