Such social media rashness can have all sorts of unintended consequences.
I guess we should have expected and possibly reassured that the Bank of England was working hard at contingency planning for the possibility of a Brexit .
The miss-sent email copied to the Guardian newspaper has been a diplomatic embarrassment for Old lady of Threadneedle Street. The slip revealed Project Bookend.
“It is not sensible to talk about this work publicly in advance,” it said. “But as with work done before the Scottish referendum, we will disclose the details of such work at the appropriate time."
7 of the commonest causes of sending-too-soon in our social media communications
1. Our concentration can be distracted by noise, visual distractions of screens, movement whilst texting.
2. Sometimes we are just not in the mood for calm read/receive. In our mind we may think“ I don’t want read all that” “I am not listening to all that” and skip to hasty respond mode.
At the end of a working day in the UK, part of the USA have just woken up and their thumbs and fingers are full of enthusiastic vim and vigour whilst on other part of the world it digit fatigue is more apparent.
More channels has not necessarily meant better communication.
In our age of social media ,not only must we 'look before we leap' but tend (in the sense of watch over) before we send.
Tend before you send ! #TENDb4uSEND