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Tennis Fool
Jul 31st, 2012, 02:22 PM
Dedicated to all those who were busted for their tweets, good or bad, during the olympic games.

Starting with...

7/25
Voula Papachristou-
http://img.vrvm.com/media/render.htm?m=466190588&width=185
DQed for racist tweet
http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_284370/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=tJHcoWlE

7/30
UK reporter Guy Adams banned from Twitter after comments critical of NBC
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/jul/30/twitter-suspends-guy-adams-account-nbc

7/30
Michel Morganella
http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Football/Pix/pictures/2012/7/30/1343663460824/Michel-Morganella-008.jpg
DQed for racist tweet
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/jul/30/switzerland-olympic-footballer-twitter-racism

7/31
17 y.o. arrested for tweets threats against Tom Daley
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/feedarticle/10364261

7/31
Aussie Emily Seebohm blames Twitter for losing the gold to Miss Franklin:
http://imgsrv.wina.com/image/WiresGraphic/2012-07-30T204928Z_1_CBRE86T1LUK00_RTROPTP_2_SPORTS-US-OLY-SWIM-SWW1BR-SEEBOHM.JPG

http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/sport/world-cup/a/-/world-cup/14417639/twitter-a-two-edged-sword-for-crushed-seebohm/

More to come :p

Beat
Jul 31st, 2012, 05:12 PM
the morganella twitter "incident" is so shamelful! i'm glad he was sent home on the spot and i hope he'll never get the chance to play for the proper swiss football team.

Super Dave
Jul 31st, 2012, 05:15 PM
Young and dumb and full of ***.

Tennis Fool
Jul 31st, 2012, 09:45 PM
Guy Adams unbanned. Some funny stuff. :lol:

https://twitter.com/guyadams

Tennis Fool
Jul 31st, 2012, 11:42 PM
Updated above: Emily Seebohm on losing gold medal to Missy Franklin: "It's Twitter's Fault!"

Dani12
Aug 1st, 2012, 01:55 AM
Updated above: Emily Seebohm on losing gold medal to Missy Franklin: "It's Twitter's Fault!"

Who are you quoting there? I don't see her saying that in the article anywhere. Also I'm pretty sure Emily just said the twitter messages psyched her out a bit and she lost some focus.

hablo
Aug 1st, 2012, 02:14 AM
the morganella twitter "incident" is so shamelful! i'm glad he was sent home on the spot and i hope he'll never get the chance to play for the proper swiss football team.

What did he say on twitter?

Meelis
Aug 1st, 2012, 02:32 AM
What did he say on twitter?

http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/30/stop-me-if-youve-heard-this-one-before-olympic-athlete-kicked-out-of-games-for-tweet/

Tennis Fool
Aug 1st, 2012, 03:03 AM
Who are you quoting there?
Creative quote. :D

I don't see her saying that in the article anywhere. Also I'm pretty sure Emily just said the twitter messages psyched her out a bit and she lost some focus.
In other words, Twitter :p

Dani12
Aug 1st, 2012, 04:38 AM
It's all just spin though.