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Tweet Nothings? Careless Posts Costly

John Ransom/Lansing Lugnuts

It’s past the time to wonder whether athletes understand how Twitter works. It’s not that hard, especially for them, the generation in large part that created it.

In a nutshell: With few, very specific exceptions, what you post, everybody sees. Not just your identically knuckleheaded friend. Everybody.

Here’s a better question, and maybe less condescending: Do these athletes just not care? Is knowing that their small-mindedness is on display for the whole planet to observe part of the attraction? Are they’re so self-absorbed, so incapable of getting over themselves, that they enjoy it, and to hell with the consequences?

Can’t rule that out. Not anymore.

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