Bleep Tweet: The NBA Bans Twitter, Should Other Leagues Follow?

Posted: 1st October 2009 by Tyler Lambert in NBA
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Notice that this is a follow up article to the one I wrote on Aug. 7 entitled "Bleep Tweet: Should Twitter Be Banned In Pro Sports During Games?" The NBA has just announced that the use of cell phones, PDA's, and other electronic devices will now be banned "during games." This would also include banning the use of social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. The period of time that is described as "during games" begins 45 minutes before tip-off and lasts until all media press conferences after the game have been completed. Players are allowed to use social networking sites during the pregame media access period, however, which begins 90 minutes before the game starts and lasts for 45 minutes. Once that time period is complete, then the use of any social networking sites isáof ...

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