For better or worse, social media has become an incredibly important part of human interaction over the past few years. It allows for instantaneous, easy communication, and is a way that anyone can exchange their ideas for an audience of intimate friends or random strangers. The inclusiveness of social media means that anyone with an internet connection can sign up for Facebook or Twitter, and with this inclusiveness comes the likelihood that some people may not be using social media properly. Whether it's the rookie who's still figuring it out, or the veteran who has blown by warnings from friends that they are acting incorrectly, not everyone aces social media. There are distinct rules of etiquette that one should follow online and, hopefully, the following list can help!

Brendan O'Hare is attempting to be a writer and comedian while living in NYC. Follow his comedy jokes on Twitter here.