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Be careful of what you Tweet

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With the advent of social networking sites, people often overestimate the privacy they have from others.

Just ask Emma Sullivan. According to ABC News, the Kansas teenager attracted national attention when she tweeted some ugly remarks about Gov. Sam Brownback from a youth event where he was giving a speech. Apparently, Brownback’s team had been monitoring Facebook and Twitter for anything with his name in it, and when Sullivan’s comments were discovered, a team member contacted the youth organization in which she had been participating.

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