Pitino no fan of social media

Rick Pitino doesn't think much of athletes and other sports figures being on social media -- he said that every hour on Twitter and Facebook and the like ''poisons their minds.'' Strong words, and backed up by policy: Pitino has banned his players from tweeting, although by their own admission they use forms of social media at least four hours per day. We couldn't imagine our lives without it -- we'd tell you how many social media-related tabs we have open right now, but it's honestly embarrassing. More than three, let's put it that way.

Rick Pitino said that anyone who reads social media in sports is ''not all there.'' Do you agree?

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  • Do you agree with Rick Pitino banning his players from tweeting?

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  • Do you use Twitter?

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  • How active are you on social media?

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  • Overall, what is social media to a popular athlete?

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