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Netflix streaming activity may have dropped 25 percent due to Olympics coverage

Twitter Apologizes for Banning Reporter, But Free Speech Questions Linger

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The weekend's fire storm over NBC's handling of its Olympics broadcast had barely died down yesterday when online critics found a new target: Twitter. In response to a complaint from NBC, the microblogging service suspended the account of Guy Adams, a reporter who tweeted a harshly critical comment about NBC's...
Twitter Apologizes for Banning Reporter, But Free Speech Questions Linger

Why Adams & Not Others: Twitter's Suspension Of Journalist's Account In #NBCFail Flap Raises Questions

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Yesterday, journalist Guy Adams — who writes for The Independent — found his Twitter account had been suspended. The reason? Twitter claimed he tweeted the email of an NBC executive in charge of that network’s Olympics coverage, in a way that violated Twitter’s rules on... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Why Adams & Not Others: Twitter's Suspension Of Journalist's Account In #NBCFail Flap Raises Questions

Guy Adams Twitter incident showcases social network's growing pains

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British journalist was suspended from service after he criticised NBC's Olympics coverage, and the backlash has been fierceTwitter on Tuesday reinstated the account of a British journalist it suspended for publishing the email address of an executive at NBC, which had been attracting a significant amount of incoming fire over...
Guy Adams Twitter incident showcases social network's growing pains

Twitter suspends British journalist critical of NBC's Olympics coverage

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Social media site sparks wave of indignation after banning Independent journalist Guy Adams for acerbic NBC tweetsTwitter has brought down a hail of critical tweeting on its own head by suspending the account of a British newspaper's Los Angeles correspondent following his acerbic reporting of NBC's coverage of the Olympics.The...
Twitter suspends British journalist critical of NBC's Olympics coverage

Olympic Games: media casts its biggest-ever net

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As the BBC streams 24 Olympic channels, newspapers are battling to win gold for online clicksThe world is watching London for the next two weeks. But there are many online publishers in the UK who are also hoping that millions will be downloading our content as well.The BBC's head of...
Olympic Games: media casts its biggest-ever net

Twitter's Guy Adams ban: is it time for users to find a new platform? | Dan Gillmor

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Twitter and its users are due for some introspection after the site's mishandling of Guy Adams' critical tweets towards NBCTwitter's apology to a British journalist whose account it improperly - and thank goodness only temporarily - suspended was a welcome move. But the company's explanation leaves at least several questions...
Twitter's Guy Adams ban: is it time for users to find a new platform? | Dan Gillmor

Apple Looks to Best Buy for TV Ad Inspiration (Just Kidding, Sort of)

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When writing about Apple, it won’t do to be anything but simple, direct and clear, so let me get right to it… The company’s most recent TV commercials, which you might have seen running during 2012 Olympics coverage, those showing a beatific Apple Store Genius helping  clueless customers – absolutely...
Apple Looks to Best Buy for TV Ad Inspiration (Just Kidding, Sort of)
NBC broke even on London Olympics coverage, had more than 219 million TV viewers in US
Do you like ads? Then you'll love NBC's online Olympics coverage

NBC hails its digital traffic figures, as it tries to put the Olympics broadcast debacle to bed

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Despite running war games in preparation for potential streaming problems during the Olympics, and live-streaming being made available for all events across iOS and Android devices, NBC has had a torrid time since the opening ceremony kicked off last Friday. Tape-delayed broadcasts and technical glitches have engulfed the broadcasting behemoth....
NBC hails its digital traffic figures, as it tries to put the Olympics broadcast debacle to bed

How NBC's Olympics Strategy Became a New Media Fiasco

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As the 2012 Summer Olympics commenced, it seemed the most heated rivalry was not among the athletes but between NBC and its viewers. The broadcast network, which paid $1.18 billion for the right to air the games, seemed to have its streaming strategy sewn up. But a series of decisions...
How NBC's Olympics Strategy Became a New Media Fiasco

YouTube And The Olympics: 231M Video Streams And Up To 500K Concurrent Viewers

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The less said about the quality of NBC’s Olympics coverage in the U.S., the better, but in terms of the quantity of live and recorded Olympics video streamed this year, the partnership between NBC and YouTube clearly worked out well. Even by YouTube’s standards, live streaming the Olympics for NBC...
YouTube And The Olympics: 231M Video Streams And Up To 500K Concurrent Viewers

Is Twitter a publisher or a distributor? There's a crucial difference

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There are a whole host of issues raised by the case of Guy Adams, the British journalist whose Twitter account was recently suspended and then reinstated — including the potential clash between Twitter’s desire to forge commercial partnerships with media entities like NBC and its commitment to free speech. But...
Is Twitter a publisher or a distributor? There's a crucial difference

Biggest Critic Of NBC's Awful Olympic Coverage Has Twitter Account Suspended For Tweeting NBC Exec's Email

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One of the loudest critics of NBC Universal's awful Olympics coverage was Guy Adams, who certainly wasn't pulling any punches with his Olympics-related tweets. Either way he was a bit surprised to find his account suspended. When he sought to find out why, he discovered it was because he had...
Biggest Critic Of NBC's Awful Olympic Coverage Has Twitter Account Suspended For Tweeting NBC Exec's Email

The People Of Twitter Think NBC’s Olympics Coverage Sucks

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NBC is driving people on the Internet crazy by tape-delaying coverage of the Olympics until primetime. Okay, maybe it’s only driving Henry Blodget crazy, and everyone on Twitter. Well, not everyone on Twitter—68 percent, according to a recent reading I took on Twitter Sentiment. Roughly two thirds of Tweets...
The People Of Twitter Think NBC’s Olympics Coverage Sucks
How to watch the Olympics online in the U.S., quick, dirty, and cheap

Use IFTTT's custom ESPN trigger channel to keep up with the Olympics

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Over the past few years, there has been an explosion of cool web tools and APIs that allow users to do all kinds of neat stuff. Unfortunately, many of those tools exist in their own silos, unable to be connected in ways that their creators don’t approve of or haven’t...
Use IFTTT's custom ESPN trigger channel to keep up with the Olympics

NBC Tells Concerned Senator That Its Olympics Coverage Was Great... According To Itself

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As you may recall, NBC was widely slammed for its ridiculous Olympics coverage, which included time delayed programming for no reason at all, extremely limited online programming, and -- in some cases -- requirements to prove you were a particular cable company subscriber to get access to the internet streams....
NBC Tells Concerned Senator That Its Olympics Coverage Was Great... According To Itself

NBC Olympics to live stream games on mobile devices with two Adobe-powered apps [Video]

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NBC just unveiled two Adobe-powered mobile apps for its 2012 London Olympics coverage. The NBC Olympics Live Companion app will act as a second display for stats and other details so users have a full bevy of data to compliment their television-watching experience. Meanwhile, the NBC Olympics Live Extra...
NBC Olympics to live stream games on mobile devices with two Adobe-powered apps [Video]

How to watch official BBC Olympics coverage from the U.S.

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For Americans, coverage of the Olympics in London has mainly been limited to NBC’s video stream offerings. Unfortunately, the network’s coverage, especially online, is receiving a ton of complaints as witnessed by the #nbcfail hashtag on Twitter. The good news is there is a way to bypass NBC altogether...
How to watch official BBC Olympics coverage from the U.S.

Great Job, NBC!

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It seems the favorite Olympic sport these days for everyone who didn't make the actual Olympics is to trash NBC for its horrendous Olympics coverage. There seem to be a litany of complaints, including: Tape delay Glitchy online streaming Obsessive focus on American athletes Boring up-close-and-personal docu-essays that interrupt the...
Great Job, NBC!
Twitter to be 'official narrator' for London Olympics under NBC deal, says WSJ

YouTube will live stream HD Olympics coverage to 64 territories in Asia, Africa

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We've already heard about broadcast plans for the 2012 London Olympics in the US on NBC and UK from BBC, but what about other areas of the world? YouTube, which is partnering with NBC on streaming in the US, has also struck a deal with the International Olympic Committee...
YouTube will live stream HD Olympics coverage to 64 territories in Asia, Africa

Media Decoder Blog: Reporter Is Banished From Twitter After Post on NBC's Olympics Coverage

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A correspondent for The Independent, a British newspaper, said he was told that he was suspended from Twitter for a post including the e-mail address of an NBC executive....
Media Decoder Blog: Reporter Is Banished From Twitter After Post on NBC's Olympics Coverage

London 2012 Olympics: Twitter bans reporter who criticised NBC network

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A British journalist's Twitter account has been suspended after he criticised an American network's London 2012 Olympics coverage and disclosed the email address of one of its senior executives....
London 2012 Olympics: Twitter bans reporter who criticised NBC network

Procter & Gamble, Visa, Citi topline Yahoo Olympic sponsor roster

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Having already committed to what might be the most ambitious event coverage in its history, Yahoo on Tuesday revealed some of the key sponsors backing its London Olympic Games coverage: Citi, Visa, Transamerica and Procter & Gamble headline a list of more than a dozen adveritsers. “This will be the...
Procter & Gamble, Visa, Citi topline Yahoo Olympic sponsor roster

Twitter, NBC defend Olympics coverage after viewer outrage

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The companies say that Twitter wasn't a place for Olympics spoilers, but a way to tease what the night's events would be about. [Read more]...
Twitter, NBC defend Olympics coverage after viewer outrage

Satirical Twitter Account NBC Delayed Is The Best Part Of NBC's Olympics Coverage

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If you’ve grown sick of these NBC/Olympics stories, too bad! We have nearly two weeks of Olympics and their respective tape delays left. I don’t even want to count how many hours of delayed Ryan Seacrest that is. Here is a wild, EXCLUSIVE, Olympic story that could only be found...
Satirical Twitter Account NBC Delayed Is The Best Part Of NBC's Olympics Coverage

Samsung hands out paper invitations to Galaxy S IV launch at MWC

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Didn't receive an emailed invitation to the Galaxy S IV event in Manhattan? You're not alone. It looks like Samsung is shaking things up a bit this time around, handing out paper invitations to the NYC shindig at its decked-out booth at Mobile World Congress. The note confirms the...
Samsung hands out paper invitations to Galaxy S IV launch at MWC
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