The act of getting another person to post a potentially controversial comment on social media sites (e.g. Facebook, Google+, Twitter etc.) because of a concern that the post will offend ones friends and/or reflect poorly on oneself.
John, who was a liberal (and kind of a pussy), and had a lot of conservative friends, decided to do some social media laundering when posting his views on social issues.
by weyus July 25, 2011