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RCMP Called In To Probe Victoria Police Chief's Twitter Scandal

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A police-board investigation found direct Twitter messages Frank Elsner sent to another officer's wife were inappropriate.

Colon Cancer + Comedy Video = B.C. Gov't Oops

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. government unveiled a new early screening program Monday to prevent colon cancer deaths, but raised some eyebrows when its official Twitter a...


CP | Cassandra Vinograd,Raphael Satter, The Associated Press | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada Business

LONDON - Twitter blamed systems failures — not a crush of traffic around the Olympic games — for an outage on Thursday that saw people around the ...

How to Recover From Social Media Blunders

Mitch Joel | Posted 02.12.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

In the pre-social media world -- one controlled by a handful of media outlets -- it would have been harder to have these kind of foibles and mishaps. It's easy to delete a tweet or a blog post, but sometimes (and thanks to Google cache), it only makes the matter worse.