With the first “Social Olympics” in full swing, we’ve tracked the response to the new changes in the Olympic atmosphere. Controversies surrounding advertising, marketing and social media rules as well as media coverage are running rampant. A quick Google or Twitter search of #NBCFail or #Rule40 will bring you tons of opinions from viewers around the world.
- How Twitter is backfiring for the Olympics – the expulsions, the spoilers, and the harsh critics.
- Even the Olympic Athletes are agitated by social media use and rules.
- There’s a pretty extensive list of words advertisers can’t use but here’s how some have gotten around it.
- You’ve heard the criticism of NBC’s decision of what to air and when. We’ll agree, they’ve missed some crucial moments.
Hopefully you’ll keep watching the Summer Games and make your mind up on your own. Go U.S.A.!