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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.
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.
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.
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.
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?