The pitfalls of social networking…

Disclaimer: Before I begin, I would like to stress that I actually detest the X Factor and am not sure how I know about this.

So apparently James Arthur, who won X Factor (last year?) Has got himself into a spot of bother by (amongst other things) starting a Twitter argument with various celebrities.

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It is surprising how often that this seems to happen with people in the public eye, with many thousands of young, impressionable fans watching their every move.

See: Amanda Bynes vs. Rihanna, Directioners vs. British GQLord Sugar vs. Donald Trump.

Apparently, all this fuss has caused poor James to suffer ‘acute exhaustion’, whilst his record label have had to step in and take over his Twitter account to prevent further ‘brand risk’.

What are our thoughts on this? Should celebrities use Twitter? Why?

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