Posting photos on Facebook has replaced baseball as America's favorite pastime for some digital-enthusiasts and everyday people. When Instagram came on the scene, celebrities embraced the photo-sharing site and Facebook grabbed it for $1 billion.
Posting your first kiss and details of your romantic life on social media sites is no longer considered exploitative. It's actually expected. But where do you draw the line between kiss-and-tell and kiss-and-post?
With all the tools available to us, such as spell check on our computers and mobile phones, one would think we'd easily pass the netiquette test so our email etiquette would be picture perfect. Unfortunately this isn't always the case.
Remember, your mobile phone isn't always an accessory and you shouldn't go into a panic attack if your battery dies. Unless you're expecting a call from the president of the U.S. or need a liver transplant, it can be good to take a digital break from the constant chaos.
Thanks to social media and the Internet, we have the means to offend or upset people on an unprecedented scale. With every new technology, there are new ways to make an absolute fool of yourself. What is your netiquette?
What happens when one day you find someone else using your logo, which you have taken the time to file a copyright or trademark for, as his or her primary profile photo on Twitter, Facebook or another social network?
Being tagged in a video without your permission where you have no sales relationship with someone simply breaks the rules of netiquette. My followers would assume I was endorsing and approving a service that I knew nothing about.