Brazilian pupils learn English by correcting celebrities' tweets
The school said it decided to do something about the potential threat of social media to encourage bad grammar - it had the children reply to the celebrities.
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This article is one of my favorites! I think that it is so neat that these children are using celebrities’ tweets as a way to learn English. They are so kind when they correct the celebrities and they are very bright. There are many errors I have made and I will make many more so I would find it very helpful to have them to help correct my tweets. These errors are small things but they will damage the reputation of a celebrity. As public relations professionals it is important to make sure what your clients are saying on social media is as grammatically correct as much as possible.
In the video the woman said that when using social media the message is more important than the accuracy. I agree because when you are using Twitter you are limited to the amount of characters you can use with each post. I do think accuracy is always important, but when working in public relations I think the message is slightly more important. I do not think that means misspelling words and being totally grammatically incorrect is okay, but I think that when using social media abbreviations are more acceptable.