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Lexiboost: “Bowdlerize” Don’t put that on Facebook!

MC900434689By Eileen Ramos

Bowdlerize (v.): To remove material that is considered offensive or objectionable from (a book, for example); expurgate.

Not only do you have to remove the vitriol from your social networks, but untag and remove the drunk photos, the racy references and pictures, and other NSFW statuses and materials.  Keep a separate professional account and  privatize your personal profiles, banning access to all others except your friends.  Don’t think that just because you have the freedom of speech on the internet, you will be free from negative consequences.  Be careful with what you say, it might come back to bite you.

Eileen Ramos is an enthusiastic introvert who has a fervor for words.  She loves collecting them and seeing how they fit in, and expand, her world.  She’s a writer by day, sleeper by night (well, sort of) and she can’t wait to see what title she earns next. For more information or to link with Eileen, check out her LinkedIn profile.

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