Character Assassination

Last week, The Ringer published a story that connected some rogue and revealing Twitter accounts to Sixers president and GM Bryan Colangelo. Today, Colangelo resigned after his “wife, Barbara Bottini, admitted to establishing and operating the accounts … Colangelo was deemed the source of her information.” (Social media is like an irresistible drug for some people. And as is the case with irresistible drugs, overuse can lead to ruin.)

+ ESPN has compiled a long list of people who have been burned by social media. (And these are just the people in sports…)

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