Tag Archives: social media

  • 27 Best #Sochiproblems Tweets and Memes

    27 Best #Sochiproblems Tweets and Memes

    Last week, when members of the western media began to arrive Sochi and complain about the shabby state of their accommodations at the 2014 Winter Olympics, a 20-year-old journalism student from Ontario named Alex Broad thought of a great idea for a funny Twitter handle. Pretty soon @SochiProblems was born. Broad started collecting all the complaints […]

  • 25 Athletes to Follow on Twitter During the 2014 Winter Olympics

    25 Athletes to Follow on Twitter During the 2014 Winter Olympics

    The 2014 Winter Olympics get underway tomorrow. That’s right, tomorrow. You probably thought they started Friday because the opening ceremony is Friday, but there are several figure skating, freestyle skiing, and snowboarding events that actually begin on Thursday.  In any case, if you’re as pumped as I am for the Games, then chances are traditional […]

  • Viral Vine: Watch a Gymnast Go Flying Off a Springboard

    Viral Vine: Watch a Gymnast Go Flying Off a Springboard

    When Twitter first released Vine, their video-sharing platform, I was a little confused. Instagram? That kind of made sense. YouTube? That makes all kinds of sense. But what was the point, I wondered, of a video sharing site that only lets you make six-second, looping videos? Then it dawned on me: Vine videos are like […]

  • 15 Female Athletes You Should Follow on Twitter

    15 Female Athletes You Should Follow on Twitter

    Twitter gives the general public access to private lives and thoughts of celebrities like we have never had before. And to be quite frank, most of the time this is a bad thing. (Have you ever seen Heidi Montag’s Twitter feed? Yeah.) However, with a select few, such access can be enlightening and entertaining. This […]

  • Breaking!  Bill Belichick Doesn’t Use Twitter, MyFace or Yearbook (Video)

    Breaking! Bill Belichick Doesn’t Use Twitter, MyFace or Yearbook (Video)

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has already sat down and had a talk with newly acquired wide receiver Chad Ochocinco about their expectations of him for the upcoming season.   Perhaps the two of them should sit down and have another discussion so that the former Bengal can enlighten Belichick on the finer points […]

  • 6 Athletes Who Ruined Their Careers (or Came Close) on FB or Twitter

    6 Athletes Who Ruined Their Careers (or Came Close) on FB or Twitter

    It is said that if you give a moron enough rope he’ll eventually hang himself. The same could be said about athletes and social media. It seems now that every week there is a new headline in the sports world about some dumb-ass athlete posting something racist, homophobic or just plain retarded on Facebook or […]