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The 11 Most Awkward Social Media Moments—Solved!

Between reading uncomfortable rants and getting caught Facebook stalking, social media opens up a whole new world of situations that are #awkward. Here's how to tackle them.

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Your friend hasn’t responded to your private message

You sent your friend a direct message on social media days ago, but have yet to hear back. Don’t jump to conclusions—the person probably hasn't seen the message yet. Your friend might not check social media often, or maybe the notification never popped up. “If you really want them to see it, send a text or pick up the phone,” says Gottsman. Next, learn how to avoid the social media mistakes that could ruin your relationships.

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