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AP Twitter account hacked, ‘explosions at White House’ tweet crashes markets

Published on Apr 23, 2013 by RTAmerica

On Tuesday, the Associated Press tweeted that an explosion occurred at the White House and President Barack Obama had been injured. Within seconds of the tweet, followers shared the breaking news thousands of times, but quickly it was revealed that the AP’s Twitter account had been hacked. Meghan Lopez explains how this tweet had many on high alert and describes how it affected the stock market.

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One Response to AP Twitter account hacked, ‘explosions at White House’ tweet crashes markets

  1. miyoga says:

    A Tweet announcing a planned bomb blast (I think it turned out to be the detonation of bomb found by bomb squad after original blast?)
    Twitter ABC hacked
    Now AP Twitter
    Great-now anything can be put out then redacted by blaming a hacker.
    Might the Boston Post redact its tweet by claiming it was a hack?
    A lot of people on ZH still perplexed about Boston Globe Tweet
    I dunno

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