First Roger Goodell, then Joe Flacco.
It’s been a tragic month for football figures in the world of hacked Twitter accounts, where irresponsible pranksters can kill off celebrities with the tap of a mouse.
A false report of Flacco's death Wednesday night was simple to sniff out as bogus. But coming from a Ravens fan site with more than 60,000 Twitter followers, it at least forced some to look deeper into the situation.
Flacco became a trending topic on Twitter. Chatter about his potential death reached the level where The Sun’s nighttime breaking news editor sent me an email about it.
It’s amazing such an...