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TheDailyBeast: Infamous Accidental Tweets

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Red Cross

It must have been a slow night for the Red Cross. In February, this tweet showed up on the official account: Ryan found two more 4 bottle packs of Dogfish Head’s Midas Touch beer … when we drink we do it right #gettingslizzar.” Slizzard” is a slang term used in the South that means getting drunk, and the company followed up the errant tweet with a bit of humor: “We’ve deleted the rogue tweet but rest assured the Red Cross is sober and we’ve confiscated the keys.” The tweeter appeared to be social engagement manager Gloria Huang, who sent out a note on her own Twitter account: “Rogue tweet frm @RedCross due to my inability to use hootsuite… I wasn’t actually #gettingslizzard but just excited! #howembarassing.” The organization was actually praised for handling the snafu well, and received a slew of donations—including $100 from Hootsuite, the social media dashboard company mentioned by Huang.
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