Man on the Edge – Social Media Spoilers

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If you haven’t seen the finale of “Breaking Bad”, you’re missing one of the most incredible moments in television history.  The Edge is all about pop culture, but if you think we’re going to give away the real ending to “Breaking Bad”, you’re nuts, yo!  But that’s a very real concern for a bunch of people… as in anybody with the Internet who hasn’t seen the finale.

Spoilers can pop up anywhere, at any time, thanks to one careless post or tweet.  In fact, there were about 1.25 million tweets about last night’s show, and more than 5.5 million “interactions”.  And it’s only going to get worse as the week goes on.  As more time passes, people will get less careful about mentioning spoilers when they post.

But it’s not just last night’s show that people want to avoid hearing anything about… think about how many times you’ve ever had to tell someone not to ruin a movie that you haven’t seen yet.  Or maybe you recorded the big game, so you had to avoid checking Twitter and Facebook because everybody posts updates.  So maybe social sites should do something about it?

Our Man on the Edge, Robert Wilder, loves to give away the ending, but should social sites do something to stop that?