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Connections: The consequences of bad social media posts

May 3, 2018

New Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen has had some explaining to do about old tweets that he wrote when he was a teenager. The tweets contained racist, homophobic, and misogynistic content.

This hour, we talk about the consequences of these kinds of posts, how to shape an online identity, and the lessons learned from this incident and others. Our guests:

  • Jeff DiVeronica, sports writer for the Democrat & Chronicle
  • Scott Malouf, attorney whose practice is focused on the intersection of social media and the law
  • Laurie Enright, placement director for AP Professionals