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8 Very Awkward Online Moments — And How To Deal With Them

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    Be it old standbys like Facebook and Instagram, or newer apps like Snapchat or Tinder, chances are you spend at least part of your day engaged in one form of social networking — if not several at the same time. And, while all of those selfies, snaps, and tweets may bring a sense of self-satisfaction, there's no denying that a virtual mishap can have some very real consequences — like the loss of your job or reputation.

    So, to help you put your mind at ease, we tapped Chicago-based digital marketing executive Adriana Llames Kogelis for tips on how to handle some common awkward moments with grace. Unless you're planning on going off the grid (or moving somewhere with much spottier WiFi), you better read this.


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