Olympics organizers tell spectators to minimize tweeting and texting as they botch the live TV feed
1. andro. posted on 30 Jul 2012, 06:39 7 1
Tweeting aside I'm really liking the picture chosen to represent this article!!
2. Fallout09 posted on 30 Jul 2012, 11:27 2 0
That’s funny... this doesn’t make any sense.... just this morning I saw on the news that they are resorting to giving away free tickets to events to active military and teachers to fill up the stands with some people. So looks like the 5 people tweeting from the event is stealing all the juice free from NBC. Seems like this Olympiad is not doing so hot....
6. dmckay12 posted on 31 Jul 2012, 04:57 0 0
Technically, most of the seats being filled were already paid for, but the people did not show up. The Olympics are pretty much sold out even for table tennis.
3. jmoita2 posted on 30 Jul 2012, 13:59 0 0
Surprise,surprise. Turns out that if they can't make money on it, they don't want you doing it. I'm completely disgusted with what the Olympics have become. Nothing but a giant money orgy to push products and stuff the pockets of corporations. And the amateur athletes??? Now they are most multi millionaires professional athletes like the spoiled Kobe who sees himself as a God.
4. whothisperson posted on 30 Jul 2012, 19:14 0 0
I was thinking it was to prevent spoilers. Here in the US the night time showing of the Olympics on NBC shows recorded events of that day.
5. azafirster posted on 30 Jul 2012, 19:41 0 0
Gives the meaning of "Hogging the limelight" a literal meaning huh. NBC Broadcast vs Podcast vs FB Videopost vs Tweetdecking.