Dumbest & craziest sports technology moments of 2012

From phony websites to regrettable tweets to Apple Siri chatter, it's clear athletes and technology often don't mix well

By Bob Brown, Network World |  Consumerization of IT, Apple, Siri

MLB HACKED


The official social media accounts of several Major League Baseball teams were compromised in August, leading to some embarrassing messages appearing on the Facebook and Twitter accounts and highlighting the risks social media sites can present for the public image of businesses. As Network World's Brandon Butler reported, a Facebook post on the official page of the New York Yankees reported that the club's star player, Derek Jeter, would miss the rest of the season because of "sexual reassignment surgery."

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