In this day and age, there are many ways to hurt someone. One of the most common is via social media. But there’s nothing worse than accidentally hurting someone you love by posting something on social media. And that’s why this article is here today.

Hurting someone through social media

We’ve all been there before. We post something on Facebook or Twitter and then realize we’ve hurt someone we care about. Whether it’s your spouse, child, parent, or friend, saying you’re sorry can go a long way in fixing things between you and the person you hurt.

So let’s discuss what to do when you are in a situation where you accidentally hurt someone you love. It is just too easy to click ‘post’ when you should ponder the consequences for 5 minutes longer.

What Should You Do?

If you have posted something on social media that you realize was a mistake, you should take a step back and think about it. Why did you post it in the first place? Was it because you wanted to share a funny story with your friends? Or maybe you just really needed to vent. Whatever the reason, you have to ask yourself if you meant for this to happen. Perhaps you didn’t mean to hurt anyone, but you did. Maybe you were trying to make someone laugh, but instead, you hurt them. Inadvertently hurting somebody has never been easier.

4 Tips to Say Sorry in a More Effective Way

Saying sorry is not a piece of cake for anyone, especially in a relationship. Some people will say sorry and never bother about it again, but if you want to be a better friend to someone, then you need to be good at saying sorry.

A simple and effective way to say sorry is by writing an apology letter or text message. 

A handwritten letter is a great way to apologize. It shows that you are taking the time to sit down and write out your thoughts. Be sure to keep the letter short and to the point. Start by saying you are sorry for what you did and why it was wrong. Then, offer to make things right. End the letter by saying that you hope the person can forgive you.

Now, if you want to be a better friend to someone, then you can apply the following tips.

1. Go ahead and apologise

It is a general thing that most people don’t apologize when they are wrong. But you know that apologizing is the most effective way to solve a problem.

Of course, apologising can be challenging, but if you don’t want to lose a friend or a loved one, you need to start apologizing.

2. Make your apology sincere

If you want a friend or partner back, you must apologize sincerely.

The only thing that matters is how much you love someone and how you are willing to hurt for their sake. You should be ready to do anything to get your friend back.

But you have to show it and be sincere. It is the best way to win them back.

I know it’s hard to say sorry, but when you feel you need to, do it. Apologize if you’ve done something that you shouldn’t have done or if you made your friends upset. Don’t forget to tell your friends how much you love them. Show them how sorry you are for what you did.

3. Apologize in front of your friend

Doing your apology face to face is the best way to handle the situation. If you cannot apologize in front of your friend, then it is better to apologize by mail or text message. You can be sure your friend will appreciate it.

It will also make a positive impact on your friendship. You must also prepare a small gift for your friend. It will help to maintain good relations between you. You can buy them a pen, diary, or some other type of gift. Give a token of apology to your friend. This will be seen as a significant gesture by your friend. Your friend will feel happy, and they will appreciate it.

4. Make it public

If you cannot apologize in front of your friend, then make it public. Perhaps on Facebook or on a Whats app group you share. You must put your shame and fear aside and make a move.

Three things can happen when you apologize: Your friend forgives you. You and your friend continue as normal Your friend decides they want nothing to do with you. If you’re afraid of being judged, there’s no need to apologize. It’s much more likely that your friend will have forgiven you already. If they don’t, it’s because they don’t think it’s necessary.


Now you know the best way to say sorry and get a friend back. Follow these tips and be a better friend in the future.