Manhattan Adult Entertainment: Bradford and the social media backlash
Sam Bradford knew privacy was the price of stardom. But in today’s world of user-generated content on Facebook and Twitter, and sites like Deadspin, athletes have even more to worry about.
Pete Thamel and Thayer Evans take a look at how social media has affected the social lives of the three biggest stars in college football this season.
With the speed that personal photos can become national news, players like Bradford, Tim Tebow and Colt McCoy are forced to be more mindful of who they extend their courtesy to.
As Kent Bradford, Sam’s father, said, “You don’t know if you’re actually having that picture made with a known gambler or a known prostitute or a known drug dealer.”
The last thing Bradford needs is a non-story blown into controversy. In theory, it’s humorous to think about Tim Tebow having to dive out of a photo when a girl flashes just before the camera does. But in practice, depressing seems to be the more apt word.
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