Is Wimbledon always held in London? Girl forced to quit Twitter after backlash
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In recent years, social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter have been intrinsic and an invaluable part of everyday life within the media, news and even politics. Though it is true that these social networking sites have transformed the way people communicate and advertise, it has also has given birth to cyber-bullying. Twitter has landed many the celebrity and even ‘normals’ In hot water, with the Ryan Giggs scandal, Dianne Abott political faux pas and even a student being arrested following racist and insensitive slurs after the collapse of footballer Fabrice Muamba. Now Twitter has made the news again after one girl's tweet caused a massive backlash attack, forcing her to delete her account. Georgia Ford is a 21-year-old student from Sunderland who innocently tweeted on the 8th of July, “Is Wimbledon always held in London?” Some of you may have read the tweet in disbelief, but come on, how many of us have asked a stupid question, or not know something you're ‘meant’ to know at least once in their lives? I can vouch for doing it much more than once. Georgia’s unfortunate mistake is she decided to publicly ask her question on Twitter.
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