Originally posted on NBC Philadelphia  |  Last updated 10/18/11
The internet, for those of you who are just joining us, can be a strange and wonderful place. On one hand, you can have access to anything and everything, but on the other hand...you can have access to anything and everything. Between blogs, Wikipedia and social media, that sort of information overload can be quite overwhelming On Monday, the denizens of the information superhighway were given the most effective kind of lesson in the perils of information overload, when Twitter, the social media outlet de jour, saw a fair share of controversy stemming from some comments made by Shane Victorino. It started when the Flyin' Hawaiian joined Twitter towards the end of the season, but it didn't come to a fever pitch until the day after the Phillies were eliminated from the playoffs. Victorino, instead of sulking and lamenting the playoff loss, tweeted about his golf game. That was followed by other tweets that were non-Phillies related, including some in which Victorino actively cheered ...
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