We know the media has been sending out some fairly questionable tweets in general over the past few months, but these tweets sent from the official ABC News account this morning made it pretty obvious they were hacked.
ABC News says 3 of its Twitter accounts were hacked, profanity-filled tweets sent to millions of followers. https://t.co/lgBhK6vcaS
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 23, 2017
Via the AP:
ABC News says three of its Twitter accounts were hacked Thursday morning and sent out profanity-filled tweets to its millions of followers.
The tweets have since been deleted and ABC News says it is “working on resolving the problem.”
In other words ABC News likely didn’t even use the most basic of precautions on Twitter …
The tweets were gross but sorta funny, in an ‘OMG that’s so immature but I can’t help but laugh” fashion:
— ?Amy Curtis? (@VLRAmyCurtis) March 23, 2017
Two-factor authentication folks. Always. pic.twitter.com/VJQmEXbTEK
— Steve Mullis (@stevemullis) March 23, 2017
— FOX 32 News (@fox32news) March 23, 2017
— Deandra (@deandraxristina) March 23, 2017
— Amy Noelle (@NoelleTMD) March 23, 2017
Never a dull moment on Twitter, folks.