Liam McLeod is a BBC sports journalist based in Scotland. His tweet this morning about new Twitter guidelines imposed by his employer had followers and fans flabbergasted:

https://twitter.com/#!/Stevenson_7/status/197746548485005313

https://twitter.com/#!/NRCUK/status/197777299012198400

https://twitter.com/#!/hansondodge/status/197772277704691712

https://twitter.com/#!/LouiseMensch/status/197762973513691136

BBC Central journos rushed to clarify that their guidelines haven’t changed:

https://twitter.com/#!/sophiebr/status/197764506963804160

But there’s still an unanswered question lingering:

https://twitter.com/#!/spbaines/status/197775708586643456