Tweet about a boyfriend or girlfriend without naming names. Passive-aggressive tweets, like “I’m so over you” or “Good luck stupid” will let your followers know you are unafraid of confrontation with a person who will never read your tweets. It’s a real power move.
This is not an apology. I just want to clear some things up.
By now, you know that Newsroom actress Alison Pill accidentally tweeted a topless photo of herself yesterday. I’m very excited to see how Will McAvoy reacts to this shocking news two years from now. I’m sure a lovely Coldplay song will be prominently featured. Now, Pill and her fiance, actor Jay Baruchel, handled this situation about as well as anyone can handle it. Pill owned up to the mistake, Baruchel tweeted a gentle joke about it, and all will be forgotten the moment a Ryan Reynolds/Blake Lively BDSM tape leaks. But the whole episode got us at GQ wondering: What do you do when your galpal accidentally exposes herself to the Internet? We suggest you follow these steps.
Updates from amateur comedians, professional C-listers, and the rest of the obnoxious self-publishers in the Twitterverse (who often use the word Twitterverse). We’re talking to you, mom.