Elon Musk’s Latest Twitter Move Could End Beloved CFB Tradition

Elon Musk’s Latest Twitter Move Could End Beloved CFB Tradition

The many active message boards and social networks are full of college football fans. They are familiar with the flight trackers. These use publicly-available FAA data and show all the private and commercial planes making their way across the country. Fans will obsess about finding out which planes are arriving and departing from nearby airports, searching for clues that may indicate which coaches might be involved.

Twitter could be the end of that trend. The website changed its rules abruptly on Thursday to ban links to or information about websites that track flights as part of Musk’s new “anti-doxxing” rules. Famous journalists from The New York Times, Washington Post CNN and other outlets Reporters on Musk, who had written stories about Elon Jet in the recent days.

Media and college football fans are concerned that one of the most beloved internet traditions of their sport could be lost in the middle.

The coaching carousel this year is ending, so the policy changes may not have much impact until 2022. It’s not clear what will be allowed on the network next winter as coaches are being hired and fired quickly.

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