The companies tell The New York Times that Twitter wasn't a place for Olympics spoilers, but a way to tease what the night's events would be about.
NBC is lambasted on social media for delaying Olympics broadcasts in today's instant-news era, reports suggest a launch date for the iPhone 5, and Samsung and Apple begin their battle in a U.S. court.
While users have mostly gotten over Twitter's various outages and other growing pains, instigating the suspension of Guy Adams' Twitter account crosses a less forgivable line.
Guy Adams, a reporter with The Independent, has his personal Twitter account shut down after including NBC top Olympics exec's email address in a tweet.
Twitter suspends a British journalist who happened to criticize NBC's Olympics coverage for doing something that seemed not to be against its rules. Might its commercial partnership with NBC have hooded its eyes?