Social media has ugly side, too

Recruits are OK with attention, at least until it turns into nastiness

Updated: January 27, 2012, 1:16 PM ET
By David Ching | DawgNation

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Mike Davis didn't face Kyle Williams-level venom after decommitting from Florida last month, but the running back prospect can no doubt empathize with Williams' plight concerning the down side of social media.

Some San Francisco 49ers fans took to Twitter on Sunday and openly wished death on Williams, whose two fumbled punts contributed to the team's overtime loss to the New York Giants in the NFC Championship Game.

Davis was the subject of similar sentiment from perspective-challenged ...

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