You do not hang your dirty washing in public- social media platforms are also not made for dirty laundry.
It is evident how many people only utilize social media platforms for constantly hanging their dirty laundry. Apparently these platforms have specifically been developed for their needs and seeking social attention.
Not only is this not etiquette , nor professional if you are a business person
The Vulture in-laws.
A traumatic funeral of a loved one is suppose to reconcile people and family differences.
This is the place where one should realize life is short and we should rather forgive and forget.
Tragically, the opposite seems to be true. How often do we see people complaining platforms about in-laws being like vultures. Laying claims that in-laws are like vultures.As this is not enough ,all the sins of the In- laws will also get exposed.Facebook simply is not the place or platform. Their is usually three sides to a story: My version, the other person’s version and the true version.
The Naughty Neighbor Syndrome.
Some people take pleasure in keeping tabs and exposing each and every sin of everything happening the neighborhood, workplace, circle of friends and family.Having established themselves as the ” credible” neighborhood news reporter they have gained a great following from like minded shallow friends.
Family Feuds and Swearing each Other.
We are witnessing family , friends and colleagues swearing at each other and bad mouthing each other openly.This is just not on !
If you don’t like your family take your battle outside the social media .
Remember somebody else may be good friends of the person you have just bad mouthed and insulted.
The Bad Boss
If your boss has insulted you or treated you unfairly be bold enough to take him on or use the service of your Shop Stewart,labor consultant or arbitration court. Follow the procedures within your Employment agreement, Labor law and South African Constitution.
By bypassing all the channels through publishing it on Facebook you surely compromising all your own rights.
The public Policeman Hero- “Let us make this man famous ”
Somehow these guys give you all the information of thieves, rapist , drug lords child molesters long before they have been convicted by the police. The consider it a good deed to warn you about these perpetrators.
They often like to use the line ” Let us make this person famous ” and encourage audience to like and share their very interesting new found news to the community.
How good and noble their actions may be , you are not allowed to post pictures of somebody who you are suspecting of a crime before he was convicted by the law.
You are compromising yourself, the case of the police and giving the perpetrator change of walking free.
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of speech does not mean we have all the right to say whatever we want and forcing down our personal anger, emotions and unhappiness about an event, other person political party , religious group or service provider . Freedom of speech also expect from each of us a personal freedom to be extremely careful of what we are saying. First follow normal channels and procedures.
Remember and note we do not own Facebook walls. This belongs to the developers.
Misusing and abusing this platforms can mean a ban from this platforms.
Utilizing Social media is an awesome tool for communication building long lasting relationships spreading good news,tips and tricks , brand awareness, client loyalty.