The power of Twitter is instant information and the ability to disseminate extremely quickly. When news breaks, it quickly spreads as people retweet the information, or see other people retweeting it, and decide to do so themselves as well.
A pair of fake Twitter accounts which “reported” a pair of big Celtics news items fooled some fans and media yesterday.
The Celtics have traded Rajon Rondo, the #21 and #22 picks to the Kings, in exchange for Tyrke Evans and the #5 pick, per league source.
about 20 hours ago via Twitter for iPhoneReplyRetweetFavorite
Whoa. Blockbuster. Except Broussard is spelled wrong.
A nice way to feel like a complete moron is to be duped by a fake Chris Broussard twitter account.
about 18 hours ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite
I hate it when that happens.
Then later last night, this was posted.
Sad day for the NBA, as the great Kevin Garnett has decided to retire. Pr...