We have all come home from a big night out and started drunkenly tweeting or updating Facebook, only to regret it in the morning.
In an effort to put an end to those late night bouts of drunken social media antics, Webroot is a launching the “Social Media Sobriety Test.” The app is compatible with all browsers, and is designed to prevent alcohol-related posting to social media sites including Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, Tumblr, as well as custom sites like Foursquare, your blog and web-based email accounts such as Gmail or hotmail.
Once you have activated the Social Media Sobriety Test, you can pick which sites to block and hours of the day that you are likely to have enjoyed a few drinks. Then, for access to social media sites during these times, you will have to pass a randomly selected sobriety test such as “drag your mouse in a straight line,” “type the alphabet backwards,” or “follow the finger.”
This wont prevent your friends from uploading drunken pictures of you from the night before, but at least it will stop you from personally saying anything you might regret later.
By LauraScott | November 10th, 2010