Cleveland Indians pitcher Chris Perez was once among the team’s most open and engaging players online. The closer would respond to fans, and became known for sharing a “song of the day” with followers
But all that is no more. Perez shuttered his Twitter account after incurring the digital wrath of fans who were upset over his recent struggles on the mound. In a somewhat surprising move, the Indians even released a statement on Tuesday afternoon saying that Perez had, in fact, shut down his account
Many Cleveland sports fans piled on Perez after he gave up back-to-back homers to blow a save against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Then, on Monday, he gave up another homer in the ninth inning of a tie game Read more…
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Darius Rucker, formerly of Hootie And The Blowfish, has found a hit in his version of the old Dylan song ?Wagon Wheel?. But some aren?t impressed with his rendition, apparently, and one naysayer took to Twitter to call him out ?
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Officials at the American military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have shut down Wi-Fi access throughtout the camp and banned the use of any social networks following threats from hacktivist collective Anonymous.
Anonymous announced “Operation Guantanamo,” an online campaign to protest the conditions of inmates at the base, two weeks ago. Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Samuel House told the Associated Press the decision was made to avoid any disruptions by Anonymous. None have been reported so far
Anonymous officially announced the operation on May 6 on Twitter and YouTube
On May 17 to May 19, to coincide with the 100th day of the hunger strike, we urge everyone to join global actions on the ground- (19)
— Operation Guantanamo (@OpGTMO) May 7, 2013 Read more…
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PARIS (Reuters) – France Telecom plans to invest between 30 and 50 million euros ($64 million) in its video-sharing website Dailymotion and begin a fresh search for a partner in the autumn, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
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