“Unfortunately, specific status updates on key plot points might be banned forever,” she said.
But in other contexts, Puckett said, “as soon as the show ends, office and social talk should be allowed about the show. How can we enjoy shows at a social level if we’re always worried that someone is still on Season 1 of ‘The Killing’ or halfway through ‘Sons of Anarchy?’”
Justice is on the side of those who want to blab on Twitter or Facebook, according to Paul Levinson, a professor of communications and media studies at Fordham University and author of the book “New New, Media.”
The idea that “people have a right to be free of spoilers is absurd, and it’s an absurd misuse of the term ‘right,’” he said.