Now that Rep. Anthony Weiner has admitted sending explicit photos of himself via Twitter, we can add that incident to the list of social media gaffes. These examples are proof that Twitter, and the Internet in general, aren't for everybody. Unless they want certain embarrassing bits to be revealed to all.
2010 Tony Awards Arrivals at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Now that naked pictures of Johansson, reportedly taken by the star herself, have been released across the Internet, new reports have emerged that the FBI has become involved in the scandal. An FBI official has confirmed with Fox News that they are aware of and are looking into the matter. The pictures are allegedly part of a series of hacking incidents into celebrity phones and emails that first emerged in March. UPI/David Silpa
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Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) tried to tell the world it wasn't his crotch in the photo tweeted from his account. But a week after the scandal broke, he finally admitted it -- along with several others. (UPI Photo/Dominic Bracco II)
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When nude cell phone photos surfaced last month, actress Blake Lively denied they were of her. This, of course, prompted another set of photos, allegedly leaked by a hacker. Lively still says she has nothing to do with the photos. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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The comedian was blasted for insensitive jokes he tweeted after the 2011 tsunami in Japan. Among them: "I just split up with my girlfriend, but like the Japanese say, 'They'll be another one floating by any minute now.'" Aflac fired Gottfried from his role as the duck in its popular commercials. (UPI Photo/Heinz Ruckemann)
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Republican Congressman Christopher Lee resigned on February 9, 2011, after being accused of sending a shirtless photo of himself to a woman he met on Craigslist. UPI/Kevin Dietsch/Files
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While Egypt was shaken by protests in February 2011, designer Kenneth Cole told the Twitter world, “Millions are in uproar in #Cairo. Rumor is they heard our new spring collection is now available online at http://bit.ly/KCairo -KC” When he was called insensitive, Cole tweeted an apology. (UPI Photo/David Silpa)
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In October 2008 the NFL began investigating whether Favre left inappropriate voicemail messages for the Jets "Gameday host" after the website Deadspin posted incriminating recordings and photos. They decided Favre was not in violation of the NFL's conduct policy in December. UPI/Brian Kersey
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