May 2019

Let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment. We have all said things when we were younger that we regret, but if you’re somewhat of a celebrity with a following you might be a bit scared of what you’ve got hidden somewhere in your old Twitter and Facebook feed.   Many people have faced the music when their followers have found an old, defamatory, racist, or just plain rude post on their timeline, and it can seriously affect your reputation.   But like I said, we’ve all said something questionable in our time, especially when we were younger. And when social media first became a thing in our lives some felt they could post anything and everything without having to face consequences. But that could come round to bite you if you’re not careful. So what can you do? Well, you can go back and delete all the old, questionable posts yourselves, but that is pretty tedious. You could use twitter advanced search to filter through all the words and phrases you think you might have said that could lead to a bad post, but that can also be time-consuming and not very effective – but if you want to know how twitter advanced search can be used for a business, then read our article here, it’s completely free and lists a whole bunch of ways it can benefit a company! You could also use TweetDelete in the past, but if you have over 3,200 tweets then I’m afraid you’ll have to go back to the old way of doing it manually. There has to be a better way right? Right!   An inventor, Samuel Wood, has created something very usefully for all of you that are in this predicament, “Vanilla”. It is meant to help clean your old social media feed.   “The idea for Vanilla came about when