Half the Olympic action has happened in 140 characters or less
No Summer Olympics has ever seen as much social media activity as at London 2012. Back at Beijing 2008, some four million people used Twitter. These days, the site has 500 million users. And in London, fans and athletes alike have been Tweeting up a storm, creating a few storms of controversy in the process with some provocative postings. If you're not plugged into the Twittersphere, or just haven't been keeping up with your timeline, here's a look at the candidates for Olympic gold (and a few for fool's gold) in the social media skills competition.
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