Cheeky Crisis Management Advice for Congress

CNN takes a jab at members of Congress and their frequent self-imposed crises Lawmakers have been landing themselves at the center of scandal since, well, forever. While in the past rumor and innuendo swirled around the Washington elite, the digital …

Artie Lange Tweets Latest Celeb Social Media #Fail

Meet the latest candidate for the 2014 Weiner Awards Comedian Artie Lange, best known for his time on the Howard Stern Show, is the latest in a long string of celebs to create trouble for themselves via social media, and …

Drunk Driver May Head to Jail for Social Media #Fail

Another candidate for the 2014 Weiner Awards Several of this year’s Weiner Award nominees have cost themselves serious money, lost reputation, and derailed their own careers, but so far none of them put themselves on a path to the slammer…until …

Revealing Photos Land Candidate in Running for Weiner Awards

Don’t hurt your reputation by leaving private photos where the world can see Shoving their face between the breasts on a mannequin, sitting buck naked in a hammock drinking a beer, and stripping at a party. Sounds like Spring Break …

Social Media Crisis Management #Fail: The Secret Plumber

Twitter is not a private discussion, your statements are there for all to see! The UK Twitter crowd got their own show of spectacularly bad social media crisis management earlier this month, and it all started with this tweet: MASSIVE …

Campaign Aide Lands Herself in the Running for a Weiner Award

Another nominee, and a personal crisis management lesson for the young’uns While we certainly knew there were a lot of social media mistakes happening all around us, the launch of the Weiner Awards has resulted in our being told of …

The Weiner Awards – Recognizing Social Media Darwinism at Work

[Editor’s note: We’re happy to announce the first-ever Weiner Awards, a fun way to remind everyone out there that the way you use social media can bring some seriously nasty consequences!] LOS ANGELES, December 10, 2013 — Have you ever …