We can be as careful as we like, swearing not to put things online, not to respond negatively, not to reveal personal information in social media sites. But what about friends and family?

Do I really need to say anything more? The comments say it all…

Parent’s what would you do without em?

Mother grounded by son on Facebook

Remember it’s not you that uploads to Facebook photos of yourself trashed, vomiting in a taxi, at 4am on a Sunday morning in Kings Cross. You’re too busy spewing to hold a camera. It’s your friends. Who think it’s funny. Seen by your boss or dad who doesn’t.

Reputation: It’s out of your hands. (But do learn privacy settings on Facebook)