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FAFSA apologizes after outrage over an insensitive tweet

FAFSA apologizes after outrage over an insensitive tweet
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I always warn you to think before you tweet. When will companies and government agencies learn to do the same?

Social media can be a great tool to connect with people if you use it correctly, but you always have to keep respect and common courtesy in mind.

You should always understand social media before you begin posting. Knowledge is the best way to avoid making a big mistake. Click here to find out more about Twitter.

Many Twitter members became very upset on Tuesday night when the official FAFSA account tweeted out an offensive picture and message. Somehow, the tweeter tried to find humor in the many Americans who struggle to afford college.

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The tweet quickly received angry responses from the Twitter community, including folks working in higher education. FAFSA issued an apology a few hours later expressing regret over the insensitive tweet.

Dumb, offensive posts on Twitter are nothing new - here's one of the worst in recent memory.

In the world of social media, a little common sense goes a long way. Whether you are using social media for professional or personal use, you have to use your filter before you post.

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