Arts, Entertainment, Living
There's no question social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) can be fantastic tools for folks in the public eye. It's a way to connect with fans and expand one's personal brand (no, you're not alone, the notion of a "personal brand" makes me gag, too). But social media also come with downsides.
We've written before about tweets that can be troublesome and about the fake celebs accounts that sometimes turn up online. (Interestingly, I discovered last week that KDKA news anchor Stephanie Watson has blocked me from following her on Twitter, something I'd never previously encountered. Makes me wonder what in the world she could be tweeting!)
And fake accounts are not just limited to national figures, as a few Pittsburgh notables have learned.
Read more after the jump. ...