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Twitter, NBC defend Olympics coverage after viewer outrage

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.

By Aug. 23, 2012

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Twitter suspends journalist's account for Olympics gaffe

Twitter has suspended and since reinstated the account of a journalist after tweeting an NBC executive's email address in response to the Olympics coverage.

By Jul. 30, 2012

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NBC's tape delays and Twitter don't mix

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.

By Jul. 30, 2012

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Twitter's breach of trust

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.

By Jul. 31, 2012

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Reporter suspended from Twitter following tweet run-in with NBC

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.

By Jul. 30, 2012

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Is Twitter's Olympic knee jerk about money?

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?

By Jul. 30, 2012