Remember how Twitter was supposed to be some kind of new voice of the people, allowing anyone who could get online a platform for his or her voice and a connection to others with similar interests or in similar situations? Government censors and corporate muzzles couldn't silence the masses anymore!
On the up side, the International Olympic Committee has not one but two new partners in its headlong clumsy, cowardly thin-skinned flight from integrity: NBC, who probably leaned on Twitter about Guy Adams' coverage-bashing Tweets, and Twitter itself.
Tweets have 140 characters. The company, apparently, has none.