CrossFit’s Instagram and Facebook accounts have been suspended indefinitely by Greg Glassman. … Earlier today, Justin LoFranco of the Morning Chalk Up broke the story behind the missing CrossFit social media accounts after a phone call with CrossFit’s Founder, Greg Glassman.
CEO Greg Glassman told the Morning Chalk Up, a CrossFit blog, that Facebook “doesn’t comport with my community standards for privacy and decency, so we’re out.” His list of grievances with the social networking site is extensive, but are generally fair criticisms.
Did CrossFit delete its Instagram?
In a sprawling, occasionally hyperbolic, and definitely adversarial public statement, CrossFit announced on Thursday that it has deleted its main Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Is CrossFit losing popularity?
In less than a year (the last Open was in February), CrossFit has lost more than a third of its participants. In money terms, that’s a loss of over 2.5 million in revenue for CrossFit Inc. Open registrations peaked in 2018 when 415,000+ athletes participated. So, what’s driving the decline in participation?
Why did CrossFit fire Sevan?
CrossFit begins an annual survey on diversity in its affiliates and publishes the results as a report card on its performance. CrossFit releases Sevan Matossian for spreading hate speech on his personal podcast.
Does CrossFit have an Instagram?
Nearly six months after CrossFit HQ shut down all their Facebook and Instagram accounts, CrossFit has brought back one Instagram account rebranded as CrossFit Training. The account, which has 727,000 followers, posted for the first time since May 14 on Saturday.