Olympics briefs: Ratings records, Twitter warning, YouTube,

By Cory Bergman 

A few links to Olympics and social media stories…

Record ratings despite complaints: While some complained about tape-delays — @NBCDelayed popped up on Twitter — the Opening Ceremony set an all-time record for the event with a 23 rating. The first night of coverage set a record, too, with an average of 28 million people watching.
Spectators warned to tweet less – Excessive mobile use from spectators was blamed for technical problems along the cycling race route, disrupting TV coverage of the event.
How NBC+YouTube is streaming the Games: A bit of a behind-the-scenes peek.

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