The Twitterati Head South, not to Mention Southwest

Can you destroy — or cement — your professional reputation in 140 characters or less? On Twitter, it's easy! Watch and learn from ABC's Jake Tapper, ex-Wonkette Ana Marie Cox, VentureBeat's Eric Eldon and others:

The Twitterati Head South, not to Mention Southwest

TechPresident's Micah Sifry leaked Obama Web guru Katie Stanton's complaint about government bureaucracy.

The Twitterati Head South, not to Mention Southwest

Boing Boing adventuress continued her travels in Africa.

The Twitterati Head South, not to Mention Southwest

Jake Tapper, ABC's resident hunk of red hot newsmeat, gave an incomprehensible update about President Obama's quest for culinary knowledge.

The Twitterati Head South, not to Mention Southwest

VentureBeat blogger Eric Eldon exemplified the South By Southwest work ethic.

The Twitterati Head South, not to Mention Southwest

As did Air America radio hostess and frequent alcohol seeker Ana Marie Cox.