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"You read so many stories about how kids are making poor decisions in what they send out," Hewitt said. "Sometimes the coaches do, too."
He laughed. He was alluding to his exchange with Tech fans on Twitter last February, when he called out critics and challenged fans not "to be judgmental" but to support the team, creating a backlash.
In general, though, Hewitt tells his players there are better ways to spend their time.
"I always tell them, 'You're not that important,'" Hewitt said. "I saw a stat the other day that 71 percent of all tweets go unrecognized. Think about that: 71 percent."