Twitter Recants and Apologizes For Suspending NBC Critics Account TWITTER APOLOGIZES FOR SUSPENDING ACCOUNT OF NBC CRITIC – In a blog post on Tuesday, Twitter apologized for the suspension of a British journalist’s Twitter account after the journalist posted the email address of an NBC executive as part of a critique of NBC’s Olympics coverage. The Twitter team working with NBC noticed the tweet with the email address and apparently alerted NBC, and then suggested that NBC report the tweet as a possible violation of Twitter’s rules. ‘We should not and cannot be in the business of proactively monitoring and flagging content, no matter who the user is – whether a business partner, celebrity or friend,’ wrote Alex Macgillivray, Twitter’s general counsel. The journalist’s account has been “unsuspended.”