Russia says no social media at Olympics, but...

… the Olympic Committee says that’s not going to happen. This will be another social media Olympics.

There’s been some concern following a report last week inferring that journalists would be banned from using social media at the upcoming 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Russia this February. “[Capturing the games in real time] will be considered a serious violation and will result in cancellation of accreditation,” Vasily Konov, a Russian sports journalist who works for the state-run news agency RIA, announced at a seminar for reporters covering the event last week. That means no Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Instagram, or whatever else.

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