OK, here’s the first lesson of the Internet era, and especially social media: You can’t it back if you say or do something stupid online.
When I first saw UCLA co-ed Alexandra Wallace’s hastily posted video on YouTube, I was appalled and planned to pounce on it. But after a little thought, I decided to wait. I was torn about giving her more attention than she’s worth, because she could be hoping for exactly the flurry of response that would help her go viral with her video.
Well, it’s gone viral all right, but not in the way she intended.