Social Media Crisis Management: Don’t Drink and Post

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Should you really even need to be told?

Most people wouldn’t hold a press conference or shareholder meeting after spending a few hours at the bar, yet for some reason many of those same people feel strangely comfortable sharing to social media when they’re in the midst of tying one on.

Using social media under the influence creates problems so frequently that the social pros over at Addvocate created a great tongue-in-cheek infographic to help you know when you’ve had to many to make that “brilliant” status update:

It’s not all joking, though. People really have lost major accounts, and their jobs, because they ignored this simple crisis management rule. Feel free to finish your work, then enjoy a few libations, but mixing the two is just asking for trouble.

The BCM Blogging Team

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