The Biggest Celebrity Tech Fails Of 2015

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Everyone makes mistakes, but if you're a celebrity or in the public eye, no mistake goes unnoticed and unscrutinized — especially when it's online. Even for those with professionals handling their Twitter and Instagram accounts, there are always some hiccups.

Misunderstanding are inevitable and people are often eager to take offense and fight publicly. There have been many accidental tweets and social media posts that were widely booed this year. You know, kind of like that time Oprah tweeted from her iPad about how much she loved the Microsoft tablet in 2012?

Anything that gets posted online is there forever. Even if the post or tweet gets deleted one minute after being sent out to the world, you can bet your bottom dollar that plenty of people managed to snag a screenshot.

Word to the wise: double, triple, and quadruple check what you post on social media — especially if you're a celebrity. In the meantime, click through for some of our favorite tech faux pas from 2015.
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Hillary’s Email Scandal
Perhaps the biggest tech fail of the year goes to Hillary Clinton and her email scandal that just would not go away. On March 2, The New York Times published an article about how Clinton used a personal email account to conduct government business while she was Secretary of State, breaking the Federal Records Act. Afterwards, the public began questioning her at a critical time in her candidacy for president, and the drama continues as some emails have been classified as top secret. Dun dun dun...
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Photo: Courtesy of @KimKardashian/Twitter.
Kim’s Embarrassing Typo
Oh, Kim! Of all the times she's broken the internet, misspelling the name of one of her favorite designers on Twitter did not go unnoticed.
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Donald Trump & Jeb Bush Instagram Feud: Part 1
Gone are the days when the president wasn't allowed to use a smartphone. Today's politicians (or at least their support staff) are more technologically savvy than ever before. And when it comes to campaigns, they're embracing social media, especially Instagram. Unfortunately, two Republican presidential hopefuls, Donald Trump and Jeb Bush, are using the platform all wrong.

Exhibit A: @realdonaldtrump: Jeb has been confused for 40 years...
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Donald Trump & Jeb Bush Instagram Feud: Part 2
Trump and Bush are repeatedly using the platform to volley attack ads against one another and their Democratic opponents. We get it: Using Instagram for your borderline-slanderous ads is cheap, efficiently aimed at your target audience, and maybe makes you seem all hip and social media savvy. But we've got one word to say about it: NOPE.

Exhibit B: @jebbush: Who would you trust to #stopirandeal?
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Battle Royale: T-Swift Vs. Nicki Minaj
After the MTV VMAs were announced this year, Nicki felt snubbed for her "Anaconda" video and went to share her thoughts on Twitter. Taylor thought it was a jab at her, for "having a very slim body." A Twitter feud followed, that (surprise!) ended in Taylor apologizing for misunderstanding Nicki.

For the play-by-play, click here.
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Photo: Courtesy of Justin Bieber/Instagram.
Justin Bieber's #Jelena TBT
When Justin Bieber posted this photo of him and Selena Gomez on his Instagram account, the internet went wild. Did #Jelena get back together while everyone was asleep?! Bieber responded, telling everyone to calm down because celebs post #tbts, too. Sigh.

To see the original, click here.
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Photo: @GoldenGlobes/Twitter.
The Golden Globes Celebrity Name Mix-up
There was a major uh-oh moment for the Golden Globes this year. The Globes tweeted a picture of celebs announcing this year's nominations and mixed up two Latina actresses: America Ferrera and Gina Rodriguez. Ferrera was the one in the photo.

(This tweet has since been deleted, but not before we got a screenshot.)
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Photo: Courtesy Twitter.
Nick Cannon Tweets Samsung Support From An iPhone
If you're tweeting about how awesome your phone is, it sure does help if you're actually using that phone. In April, Nick Cannon tweeted about how great the Samsung Galaxy S6's selfie camera was...from his iPhone.

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