By Barbara Ortutay
Summary by SmartBrief on EdTech
"The Olympics were touted as the first social media Summer Games, and they're living up to that billing, with chaotic results. There's been plenty of positive social chatter, but also questionable posts by athletes about sponsors, an online uprising over NBC's refusal to show the opening ceremony live and the arrest of a U.K. Twitter user who criticized a losing athlete. "Organizers ... seem to have been totally unprepared for the huge impact that Twitter has had," says Andy Miah of the Creative Futures Institute at the University of the West of Scotland."