Burger King's Twitter account gets hacked, gains 30K+ new followers
- On Monday morning, odd tweets began appearing from @BurgerKing's Twitter account, which had assumed a familiar avatar.
- News of the hacked account spread rapidly on Twitter.
- And many mocked it.
- — rob delaney (@robdelaney)Mon, Feb 18 2013 09:50:34
- When Anonymous shows pity for the hacked, that seems significant.
- An hour or so after it began, the account was suspended.
- It's a tough way to gain new followers, but @BurgerKing did - increasing its following by almost a third.
- — Bryan Cromlish (@bcromlish)Mon, Feb 18 2013 10:16:47
- @BurgerKing's previous tweets were much tamer by comparison.
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