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Take A Look At NBC's Feed Of Usain Bolt's Record Setting 100m Performance

Just kidding, don't waste your time. If you want to see the race, you know where to go. In this space, we're going to talk about how pitiful NBC's online product has been. Debate the merits of tape delaying all you like, it's clearly working (or at least not hurting) from a ratings standpoint. To those complaining, though, NBC has always trumpeted its online coverage, while remaining peculiarly mum about its numbers and feedback. The idea being you don't have to wait for the tape-delay if you don't want to—just watch it online. It is a very sensible idea. In theory.


Immediately before, during and after Usain Bolt's Olympic record-setting 100m run—a span lasting just about 10 seconds—NBC received plenty of feedback for their online streaming service.

Let's take a look, shall we?

There used to be a Storify embed here, but Storify doesn’t exist anymore

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