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.
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
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)
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
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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