NBC Gets Twitter To Shutdown Account For Criticising Olympics

The UK’s Independent’s Guy Adams had his twitter account shutdown for tweets criticizing the Olympics. NBC says that they reported the account because of personal information of a executive being in the tweets.

Photo Of Some Of The Tweets

The Tweet That Got His Account Suspended

All Of The Tweets

@guyadams Guy Adams

Am I alone in wondering why NBColympics think its acceptable to pretend this road race is being broadcast live?

3 days ago

@guyadams Guy Adams

According to NBC’s commentary team, the Surrey countryside is full of “chateaus” #ffs!

@guyadams Guy Adams

Matt Lauer: “Madagascar, a location indelibly associated with a couple of recent animated movies.” #tosspot

@guyadams Guy Adams

Matt Lauer would do well to shut up, wouldn’t he?

3 days ago

@guyadams Guy Adams

Techcrunch call @NBColympics total buffoons Sums up why Gary Zenkel, moronic exec behind the time delay, shd be fired

@guyadams Guy Adams

If only someone had invented a technology to help us actually see this. Oh, wait… MT @NBCOlympics: Muhammad Ali is one of the flag bearers

@guyadams Guy Adams

“Sneak peak” my arse MT @NBCOlympics: Check out this sneak peek of tonight’s #OpeningCeremony

3 days ago

@guyadams Guy Adams

Say “up yours” to @nbcolympics and watch that opening ceremony here MT @edfcarrasco: we got what the people want:

3 days ago

@guyadams Guy Adams

America’s left coast forced to watch Olympic ceremony on SIX HOUR time delay. Disgusting money-grabbing by @NBColympics

4 days ago

@guyadams Guy Adams

I have 1000 channels on my TV. Not one will be showing the Olympics opening ceremony live. Because NBC are utter, utter bastards.

4 days ago

@guyadams Guy Adams

The man responsible for NBC pretending the Olympics haven’t started yet is Gary Zenkel. Tell him what u think! Email: Gary.zenkel@nbcuni.com

The Independent (UK) / Via

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