To Tweet Or Not To Tweet?

In contrast to Tweetin’ Pete, one coach who doesn’t “get” social media is Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach.  He’ll be the first to admit it, never having sent a mere email himself.  In the video below, taken from an interview this past summer, Leach gives his limited insight on new technologies and social media. … 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