Twitter use stirs up controversy at Olympics

Athletes and fans alike in hot water as a result of questionable statements posted on microblogging site.

    More than 10 million Olympic-related tweets were sent out in the opening days of the London games, but as Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from London, the microblogging service may be testing the organisers' control over athletes and fans alike.

    A Greek triple jumper and a Swiss footballer have been kicked out of the Games for sending racist tweets and a fan was arrested for abusing a young British diver online.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.