Monitoring Social Media Conversations

This past summer, a friend of mine who is an avid college football fan posted a sarcastic tweet along the lines of, “Another recruiting violation by USC? Surely it can’t be true.”  A few hours later, he was creeped out by the fact that he was being followed by USC’s Twitter account.  He may have … Continue reading

Poorly Planned Policies and a Shift in Power

As I mentioned in my last post, the NFL has restricted the use of social media and the NBA plans to follow suit. Other leagues, including the SEC and professional tennis, have established similar policies. The SEC’s policy specifically prohibits ticketed fans from posting photo or video content to social media sites during games. I … Continue reading

Access Denied: The NFL’s Policy On Social Media

The NFL recently announced a new policy regarding the use of social media, mainly Twitter, on game days. Players and their representatives are banned from “tweeting” 90 minutes prior to and during games, and may resume using social media following post-game media interviews. RaceTalkBlog contends that this policy was implemented in order to please media … Continue reading