Blogger identifies 70 social media party fouls

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It’s not much of a soiree unless there’s a party foul or two—whether it’s the red wine splashed across a buddy’s couch or the pair of soiled trousers hanging over the tub that you swear aren’t yours. Alas, you must take caution. There are only so many times you can get away with apologizing for covering a friend’s cat in maple syrup before they shun you faster than the Amish. The same rules apply online, where when it comes to social media, the party fouls run rampant. In fact, here are 70 you should be aware of to protect your brand, your clients, and yourself.

As for protection of another kind, Jordan Weissman of The Atlantic argues why our nation’s patent system might benefit from being eliminated altogether.

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