11 Social Media Mistakes You Don't Even Know You're Making

These Social Media Blunders Could be Hurting You Personally & Professionally

4. Failing to Keep Secrets

Be savvy and aware of social media check-ins that might reveal details your company would rather keep under wraps. For instance, broadcasting your visit to a competitor’s client might hurt the company's chances for securing new business. 

Similarly, on a personal level, checking in to the spa on a "sick day" or sharing your affinity for a competitor's product over the one you're selling, smacks of deceit and disloyalty. Besides, do your coworkers really need to know where you're going to get liquored up or the Foursquare check-in of the public restroom you'll be getting sick in later?