Yes, your social media posts can be blocked for posting Olympics content.
Can the Olympics and NBC block your Olympic videos on social media?
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Yes, the Olympics and NBC can block your Olympic videos on social media.
WHAT WE FOUND
Broadcast coverage of the Olympics is tightly regulated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and NBC because broadcasting rights for the Olympics are worth billions of dollars. The IOC and NBC frequently issue takedown notices on Olympic videos posted to social media by people without rights to the Games’ broadcast content.
NBC can make exceptions, which is what has happened since Leslie Jones first posted about her posts getting taken down. Currently, the videos of Leslie Jones’ Olympic commentary remain up on her Twitter and Instagram feeds. NBC issued a statement on Feb. 8 saying Jones is free to continue tweeting her commentary videos that include NBC’s Olympic broadcast material.
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