There has been a fair share of Twitter gaffes. Here’s a look at some of the top Twitter mistakes that have occurred in recent times.
You know a tweet is really bad when you lose your job over it. Comedian Gilbert Gottfried should know. In March of 2011, Gottfried was ousted from his job as the voice of the Aflac duck after he tweeted jokes about the earthquake and tsunami disasters in Japan. Among the tweets the comedian sent: “I just split up with my girlfriend, but like the Japanese say, ‘There’ll be another one floating by any minute now’.” Needless to say, Aflac, which touts itself as Japan’s No. 1 “insurance company in terms of individual policies in force,” did not find him funny at all. Charles Sykes/AP