Retweeting, or copying a tweet from someone and sharing it with your followers, is a major ego booster for the originator (and central to the whole viral content sharing power of Twitter). But, you must do it on the up and up with the "RT" and not just take inspiration from someone else's isms.

A friend recently admitted she essentially tries to one-up the Facebook status updates from the many bright minds on her friend's list, which often means borrowing their original pun, joke or idea and playing it off as her own. Have you ever practiced update embezzlement?